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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Japan inflation slows, threatening economic policy agenda

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual core consumer inflation eased in August in another sign that the Bank of Japan could eventually be forced to take additional easing steps to meet its 2 percent price goal sometime next fiscal year. But there is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. economy may need to exceed full employment for inflation to rise: Fed's Dudley

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve may briefly allow the U.S. unemployment rate to fall below what is considered sustainable in the long run in order for inflation to rise to the central bank's target, New York Federal Reserve bank president William Dudley...
  • ECB's Draghi says ready to use more unconventional tools

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank stands ready to use additional unconventional tools and tweak its existing efforts to spur inflation and growth in the euro zone if needed, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday. Speaking to the...
  • 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...
  • Russia's central bank chief says 2014 inflation may exceed 7.5 percent

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian consumer price inflation may exceed 7.5 percent this year, its central bank governor said on Thursday, the latest admission by policymakers that international tensions over Ukraine are damaging the economy. The central bank has...
  • Fed should be 'exceptionally patient' on rates: Evans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should be "exceptionally patient" in removing its monetary policy stimulus, a top Fed official said on Wednesday, even if doing so means allowing inflation to modestly overshoot the U.S. central bank's 2...
  • Taiwan central bank hints rates to stay on hold as global recovery uncertain

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's central bank expressed caution about global growth and said inflation in the domestic economy was under control, setting the stage for interest rates to stay unchanged at a policy meeting this week. In a report issued to a...
  • 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...
  • Fed's Evans says 'nervous' about inflation momentum

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Inflation in the United States could stay below the central bank's 2 percent target for more than two years, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Wednesday. "I'm nervous that there's not as much upward...