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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Euro zone inflation edges up to dim chance of new ECB action

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Inflation in the 18 countries sharing the euro edged up slightly in October, reinforcing the view that the European Central Bank will hold fire on any additional policy action at its meeting next week.
  • Global shares jump, yen slumps as BOJ cranks up stimulus

    Global shares jump, yen slumps as BOJ cranks up stimulus
    LONDON (Reuters) - World shares jumped and the yen fell to a near seven-year low against the dollar on Friday as the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus program. In a rare split decision, the BOJ's...

    U.S. consumer spending falters; wage gains highest since 2008

    U.S. consumer spending falters; wage gains highest since 2008
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter. The slowdown in consumer spending, however, is likely to be temporary, as other...

    Fed's Williams: inflation targets work, but room for improvement

    (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday said global central banks have had good success with inflation-targeting, but should consider other methods that may work better in the face of low interest rates and the risk of asset bubbles....

    Japan's central bank shocks markets with more easing as inflation slows

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets on Friday by expanding its massive stimulus spending in a stark admission that economic growth and inflation have not picked up as much as expected after a sales tax hike in April....