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One Number to Gauge Where the Economy Is Headed

One Number to Gauge Where the Economy Is Headed

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note is often a reliable indicator of how Wall Street views the prospects of economic growth — especially when other data points send confusing signals.

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

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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

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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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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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Inflation Is New Battle Line as Republicans and Biden Spar Over Spending

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Republicans say President Biden’s spending plans will keep inflation rising, but the White House says the proposals could help tame costs.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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Fed Considers Tapering Bond Purchases as Economy Grows

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Federal Reserve officials conclude a two-day meeting in Washington on Wednesday. The focus will be on laying the groundwork for less supportive policy.This post was originally published on this site

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I.M.F. World Economic Outlook Forecasts 6 Percent Global Growth

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The gap between the rich and poor countries will widen as the United States and other advanced economies will expand faster than expected, according to new projections.This post was originally published on this site

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