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Inflation and Deflation

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  • Bank of Canada says inflation surge temporary, warns on growth

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Shrugging off a recent surge in inflation as temporary, the Bank of Canada warned on Wednesday the country's economy does not yet have enough steam to grow without the bank's help and said it could just as easily cut interest rates as...
  • Rate liftoff still not likely until second half of 2015: Fed's Lockhart

    JACKSON Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials on Friday said U.S. labor markets remain slack and inflation unlikely to accelerate, damping any sense that recent strong jobs and other data may prompt the central bank to raise interest rates...
  • Who’s afraid of Janet Yellen?

    (Reuters) - Markets aren't afraid of Janet Yellen, but you might want to be. Yellen and her colleagues at the Federal Reserve Board took unusually frank aim at frothy valuations in social media and biotech shares, as well as at parts of the debt markets,...
  • Brazil holds interest rates, gives no clue on next move

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil held interest rates unchanged for a second straight time on Wednesday but did not commit to keeping them stable for long as inflation remains high in Latin America's top economy. The unanimous decision by the bank's...
  • Yellen's Q&A testimony to Senate Banking Committee

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following are highlights from the question and answer session of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday. YELLEN ON BUBBLES, DAMAGE TO ECONOMY OF RAISING RATES The slate of...
  • The inflation alarms are still false

    The inflation alarms are still false
    There is a point at which firmness of conviction becomes obstinacy, and there is a point at which obstinacy becomes comedy. The latter was on spectacular view the other day when a prominent inflation hawk self-destructed on national TV. Chicago-based...
  • Euro zone June inflation unchanged at low levels as expected

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation stayed low as expected in what the European Central Bank calls the "danger zone" in June as falling prices of food and phone calls offset more expensive tobacco and restaurants, data showed on Thursday. Consumer...
  • The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion

    The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion
    The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific. Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
  • Euro zone periphery on recovery track but deflation a worry: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies are set for stable if lackluster growth over the coming year and deflation remains a serious threat, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Thursday. The economic outlooks for Ireland and...
  • British pay growth slows to record low even as jobless rate falls

    LONDON (Reuters) - British workers' earnings grew at the slowest rate on record in the three months to May, one gauge showed, even as unemployment fell further, giving the Bank of England pause for thought as it prepares to start raising interest rates....
  • Fed seen likely to raise rates in 2nd quarter of 2015: Reuters poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising inflation pressures could push the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates as early as the second quarter of next year, according to a Reuters poll of analysts. America's jobless rate sank to almost a six-year low in...