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Inflation and Deflation

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  • What's behind Wall Street's roller-coaster ride?

    WASHINGTON Financial volatility returned with a vengeance Wednesday as U.S. stock prices plunged precipitously before recovering somewhat in a late rally. Absent most of the year, market anxiety returned across the financial spectrum and virtually no...
  • Aging could return 'old normal' interest rates in time

    LONDON (Reuters) - Even though it's now widely accepted that the global economy is headed for years of at best slow, mediocre growth, the presumption of endlessly low interest rates has its doubters. As world policymakers headed home from the...
  • China inflation slips to near five-year low, more stimulus measures expected

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's consumer inflation slowed more than expected in September to a near five-year low, adding to concerns that global growth is cooling fast unless governments take bolder measures to shore up their economies. While much of the...
  • UK jobless rate falls again, recovery shows signs of cooling

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's strong labor market recovery is showing signs of cooling, even as the unemployment rate once again fell more than expected in the three months to August. Job creation was its weakest since the spring of last year and there...
  • Europe could save up to $80 billion in energy imports as prices plunge

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union could save up to $80 billion in energy imports if oil prices remain low, providing some relief to households and companies in a region that has been laid low for the last five years. The price of oil has dropped over...
  • Bank of England's Weale: Jobless fall still best guide to wage pressure

    HULL England (Reuters) - The Bank of England should pay heed to the swift pace at which Britain's unemployment rate is falling as it considers when to start raising interest rates, says a top policymaker at the central bank who has already voted for...
  • Argentina says inflation accelerates to 1.4 percent in September

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine inflation accelerated less-than-expected in September to 1.4 percent on the month from 1.3 percent in August, official data showed on Wednesday. The median forecast in a Reuters poll of 8 economists had been for...
  • U.S. warns Europe on deflation, says ECB actions may fall short

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday renewed a warning that Europe risks falling into a downward spiral of falling wages and prices, saying recent actions by the European Central Bank may not be enough to ward off deflation. In a...
  • Bank of Canada sees labor slack, looking through some inflation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canadians would be working more hours if the nation's recovery were truly self-sustaining, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Friday, casting a different light on the surge in employment in September. Poloz, who will...
  • China September inflation slows more than expected to 1.6 percent

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's consumer inflation slowed more than expected to 1.6 percent in September, the weakest since January 2010, adding to concerns the economy continues to lose momentum despite a raft of stimulus measures. Inflation eased from 2...
  • Concerns growing within Japan ruling party over weak yen: lawmaker

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Concerns are growing about negative impacts of a weak yen within Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and lawmakers will meet later this month to discuss the issue, one of the legislators said. Masahiko Shibayama, who...