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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Low inflation fuels caution at Fed over rate rises

    (Reuters) - A number of top Federal Reserve officials want more convincing evidence that U.S. inflation is on a healthy upswing before embarking on what they expect will be a very gradual course of interest rate increases. Policymakers at the central...
  • Carnegie Mellon University punter, engineering student researches helmet safety

    During the first Carnegie Mellon University football practice of the 2013 season, three players received concussions, one of which eventually ended a player's career on the gridiron. That practice inspired starting punter Thomas Healy, who is also a...
  • Euro zone sentiment worsens in September, inflation expectations fall

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic sentiment deteriorated in September to levels last seen in late 2013 and inflation expectations among households and producers alike continued to fall. The European Commission said on Monday that economic sentiment...
  • Steady German inflation could prop up euro zone rate

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Europe's largest economy rose more than expected in September, data showed on Monday, potentially helping to keep euro zone rate stable, but remained low enough to keep pressure on the European Central Bank to revive...
  • Fed's Evans repeats call for patience in raising U.S. interest rates

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should be "exceptionally patient" in removing monetary policy accommodation, delaying interest-rate hikes until it is confident the U.S. economy can withstand them and only raising rates slowly once it starts, a top Fed...
  • Americans step up spending, but home market weakens

    Americans step up spending, but home market weakens
    WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending accelerated in August, the government said on Monday, a positive sign for an economy that appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders. The housing sector remains an exception, however, with a separate report...
  • Fed hawk Fisher says U.S. risks falling behind curve on inflation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, said the United States risks falling behind the curve on inflation as wage pressure starts to bubble in some parts of the country. "I think we could suddenly get a patch...
  • U.S. consumer sentiment ends at 14-month high in September

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment finished September at its strongest in more than a year on growing optimism about the economy and more favorable outlook on future income, a survey released on Friday showed. The Thomson Reuters/University...
  • Fed's Lockhart says weak demand puts rate hike timetable in doubt

    JACKSON Miss (Reuters) - Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president Dennis Lockhart said the U.S. economy is still hampered by weak demand at home and internationally, potentially pushing the need to raise interest rates later into next year. The forces that...
  • Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading...
  • OECD says BOJ inflation goal hard to meet, needs new commitment

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan must make a new commitment quickly to meet its 2 percent inflation target because achieving that goal by next spring will be difficult, a senior official at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said...