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July C.P.I. Report: What to Expect

July C.P.I. Report: What to Expect

The Labor Department will release the Consumer Price Index at 8:30 a.m., and Wall Street will be watching a few key categories.This post was originally published on this site

Consumer Inflation Expectations Ticked Up, a Fed Survey Shows

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Consumer Inflation Expectations Ticked Up, a Fed Survey Shows

The rise in the longer-term price gauge was small, but it comes at a time when Fed officials are closely watching such metrics.

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This Is a Terrible Time for Savers

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This Is a Terrible Time for Savers

In an upside-down world of financial markets, expected returns after inflation are at record lows.This post was originally published on this site

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JPMorgan’s punishment for currency rigging ends.

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JPMorgan’s punishment for currency rigging ends.

Big banks that were accused of colluding to rig benchmark exchange rates could still face class-action lawsuits.

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Digital Currency Is a Divided Issue at the Federal Reserve

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Digital Currency Is a Divided Issue at the Federal Reserve

Some Fed officials think the central bank needs to get in the digital currency game, while others fret about crowding out the private sector.This post was originally published on this site

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Big Economic Challenges Await Biden and the Fed This Fall

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Expiring unemployment benefits and the Delta variant add uncertainty to a recovery that has brought strong growth but an unusual labor market.This post was originally published on this site

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Home Prices Are Soaring. Is That the Fed’s Problem?

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Low interest rates are one reason that the housing market has taken off. They are far from the only one.This post was originally published on this site

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The Fed’s Favorite Price Index Rose 4 Percent. What Comes Next?

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The Federal Reserve’s inflation gauge popped in June from the prior year. Economists think it will begin to moderate.This post was originally published on this site

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The Fed’s favorite price index rose again in June, as consumer spending came in strong.

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The Personal Consumption Expenditures index popped 4 percent in June from the prior year. Economists think it will begin to moderate.This post was originally published on this site

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Federal Reserve Keeps Rates Unchanged but Cites ‘Progress’ Toward Its Goals

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The central bank held policy steady. But it made the clearest hint yet that it will soon begin to shift from emergency mode.This post was originally published on this site

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