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  • Risk of price bubbles won't stop ECB trying to revive inflation: Draghi

    The risk of price bubbles forming in property or corporate bonds would not deter the European Central Bank from its efforts to revive inflation, ECB officials said on Thursday. The ECB has cut interest rates to practically zero and is readying more...
  • Tighter Brazil fiscal policy to help curb inflation, Tombini says

    A tighter budget spending policy should help bring down inflation towards the mid-point of the official target range, Brazilian central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said on Thursday. Brazil's government targets inflation at 4.5 percent, with a tolerance...
  • Lackluster consumer income and spending point to a slowing economy

    The economy just posted its best six-month stretch in 11 years, the labor market is on a record streak of job creation and gas prices are falling. But consumers — a key driver of U.S. economic growth — have not yet fully joined the party....
  • Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady

    Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady
    Consumer spending bounced back last month after a sluggish September and income growth held steady, positive signs heading into the holiday shopping season. Personal consumption expenditures rose 0.2% in October after barely budging the previous month,...
  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • Exclusive: India central bank under rate cut pressure as growth slips back

    India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to September, slipping from 5.7 percent in the previous quarter, two senior finance ministry sources said, putting pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates. The...
  • Polish central banker Hausner: rates are at an adequate level

    Polish interest rates are at an adequate level, but they may be lowered if economic growth weakens, rate-setter Jerzy Hausner said. The comments from Hausner, one of several swing voters on the 10-member Monetary Policy Council (MPC), suggest the bank is...
  • Paying more for less

    Paying more for less
    I cannot understand why American consumers are not up in arms when they hear the government saying that inflation is very low. Do these people not go shopping? Since my wife passed away, I do all the shopping, and I can tell you that what the government...
  • Inflation slowing here but still higher than U.S. overall

    Inflation slowing here but still higher than U.S. overall
    We got a break in food, gas and housing costs, but South Florida's inflation is still running ahead of the national average, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. South Florida's consumer price index for all urban consumers increased 2....
  • Glenview schools propose tax levy hikes

    Glenview schools propose tax levy hikes
    Two Glenview-based school districts have proposed tax levy increases for 2014. Glenbrook High School District 225 plans to ask for a tentative 3.7 percent tax levy increase while Glenview School District 34 proposed a 3.5 percent increase. District...
  • Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day

    Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day
    This fall, as we gather around the table and stuff ourselves silly, consider that our annual food coma disguised as a national holiday will hit us in the belly AND the wallet. Take turkey, for example. Plain old frozen turkey, the kind your mom would...