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Asia stocks up, U.S. bond yields down as inflation fears ease

4 months ago by Reuters

U.S. bond yields dipped to three-month lows and a broad gauge of Asian shares rose on Friday as investors looked past rising U.S. consumer prices and ...

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Asia stocks up, U.S. bond yields down as inflation fears ease
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Asian stocks mostly higher following U.S. inflation jump

4 months ago by MarketWatch

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after the S&P 500 index notched another record high despite a surge in U.S. consumer prices in ...

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Asian stocks mostly higher following U.S. inflation jump
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Dollar marooned as investors shrug off inflation spike

4 months ago by Reuters

After a week of anxious waiting, markets got the high U.S. inflation number they dreaded, shrugged it off and moved on - leaving the U.S. dollar under pressure ...

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Dollar marooned as investors shrug off inflation spike
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Stocks solidly higher as inflation data not as bad as feared

4 months ago by American Press

Stocks were solidly higher in early trading Thursday, as investors reacted positively to a report on inflation that while not great, was not as bad as some feared.

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Three Key Considerations As Inflation Hits 5%

4 months ago by Forbes

Rising inflation appears broad-based and if sustained will impact your investment returns. Here's why.

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Three Key Considerations As Inflation Hits 5%
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Inflation is hotter than expected, but it looks temporary and likely ...

4 months ago by CNBC

Consumer prices rose sharply in May, with the CPI jumping 5%, more than economists expected. Stocks rose and bond yields fluctuated after market pros ...

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Inflation is hotter than expected, but it looks temporary and likely ...
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Inflation Climbs Even Higher With Prices Rising 5% In May

4 months ago by NPR

Consumer prices are climbing at the fastest pace in nearly 13 years as the U.S. recovers from the pandemic recession. Prices rose 5% in May. Authorities say ...

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Household budgets were already tight. Then came inflation.

4 months ago by CBS News

Inflation is rising at its fastest rate since 2008. That's causing pain for everyone from young workers to seniors.

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Household budgets were already tight. Then came inflation.
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Inflation Is Surging. The Price Of A Toyota Pickup Truck Helps ...

4 months ago by NPR

The Labor Department says consumer prices jumped 5% for the 12 months ending in May. That's the sharpest increase in nearly 13 years, as the economy ...

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Inflation Is Surging. The Price Of A Toyota Pickup Truck Helps ...
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Reopening U.S. economy heat up inflation; labor market recovery ...

4 months ago by Reuters

U.S. consumer prices rose solidly in May, leading to the biggest annual increase in nearly 13 years as a reopening economy boosted demand for travel-related ...

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Reopening U.S. economy heat up inflation; labor market recovery ...
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Labor Department Keeps Watch On Inflation With Consumer Price ...

4 months ago by NPR

The Labor Department reports on the latest inflation data on Thursday. It comes after the consumer price index rose 4.2% in April from a year ago — the highest ...

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S&P 500 headed for record high as inflation seems temporary

4 months ago by Reuters

Wall Street stocks rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 (.SPX) on course to hit an all-time closing high, as the much-anticipated consumer price index report ...

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S&P 500 headed for record high as inflation seems temporary
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FAQ: Why inflation is rising and whether you should worry

4 months ago by Washington Post

Inflation jumped 5 percent in the past year, the fastest pace in 13 years. Few are panicking yet, but there's a big debate about how long prices will stay high.

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FAQ: Why inflation is rising and whether you should worry
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Buckle Up: 3 Reasons Why Inflation Is Rising

4 months ago by Forbes

Earlier this year Fed Chair Jerome Powell remarked that we would experience higher inflation on a temporary basis. We are now finding this to be true. The ...

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Buckle Up: 3 Reasons Why Inflation Is Rising
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The Most Important Thing to Know About Inflation Right Now

4 months ago by Slate Magazine

More than half of last month's increase in the CPI was due to the rising cost of new and used cars, auto rentals, and airline fares. Used vehicle prices, which ...

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The Most Important Thing to Know About Inflation Right Now
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Why Inflation Is Lower Than It Looks

4 months ago by New York Magazine

And the price of such goods and services was therefore exceptionally low. Between February 2020 and May 2020, airfare prices fell by 30 percent, car-rental ...

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Why Inflation Is Lower Than It Looks
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Inflation continued climb in May as prices rose 5 percent over last ...

4 months ago by Washington Post

Inflation continued climb in May as prices rose 5 percent over last year. Policymakers say it's temporary. The most recent inflation figures are unlikely to rattle the ...

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Inflation continued climb in May as prices rose 5 percent over last ...
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S&P 500 Closes At Record High After New Inflation, Jobs Data

4 months ago by Forbes

Pharmacy chain Walgreens and pharmaceutical giant led the Dow, adding 3.5% and 3%, respectively. The Thursday stock gains came after new jobless claims fell ...

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S&P 500 Closes At Record High After New Inflation, Jobs Data
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U.S. Treasury yields fall despite higher inflation: Here are some ...

4 months ago by MarketWatch

Inflation and bonds don't mix. So it is curious that a surge in the rate of inflation in 2021, accelerating at its fastest pace since the 2008 financial...

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U.S. Treasury yields fall despite higher inflation: Here are some ...
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US inflation climbs to highest rate since 2008

4 months ago by The Guardian

Stocks rally to fresh highs as data shows consumer price index rose at annual rate of 5% in May.

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US inflation climbs to highest rate since 2008
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Key inflation measure rises at fastest pace since 1992 - CNN

4 months ago by CNN

New York (CNN Business) Consumer prices roared higher last month, rising at their fastest pace in decades. Inflation rose 5% in the 12-months ending in May, ...

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Key inflation measure rises at fastest pace since 1992 - CNN
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May 2021 Consumer Price Index Shows Fastest Inflation Since 2008

4 months ago by The New York Times

The Consumer Price Index, due out Thursday morning, could show the strongest year-over-year reading since 2008.

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May 2021 Consumer Price Index Shows Fastest Inflation Since 2008
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Analysis: Hotter inflation fails to shake U.S. markets out of torpor ...

4 months ago by WTVB News

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - Investors are not freaking out over a spike in U.S. inflation in the past two months, showing confidence that the ...

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Analysis: Hotter inflation fails to shake U.S. markets out of torpor ...
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Inflation Is Running Hotter Than It Looks. How We Know.

5 months ago by Barron's

San Francisco homes. PIXABAY. The Federal Reserve is probably correct in dismissing the sharp jump in inflation reported Wednesday as “transitory.” At the same ...

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Inflation Is Running Hotter Than It Looks. How We Know.
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Why Inflation Is Running Hotter Than It Looks

5 months ago by Barron's

San Francisco homes. PIXABAY. The Federal Reserve is probably correct in dismissing the sharp jump in inflation reported Wednesday as “transitory.” At the same ...

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Why Inflation Is Running Hotter Than It Looks
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Inflation Is Here. What Now?

5 months ago by The New York Times

Prices are rising fast, in ways that seem temporary, yet this could change expectations in ways that are self-reinforcing.

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Inflation Is Here. What Now?
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Markets Tumble As Inflation Numbers Spark Investor Fears

5 months ago by KABC

(New York, NY) — Yesterday's dropoff on Wall Street seems minimal after today's big nosedive. Inflation quickened at its fastest clip since 2008, according to ...

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Markets Tumble As Inflation Numbers Spark Investor Fears
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No, You Are Not Imagining It. Prices For A Lot Of Things Did Jump In ...

5 months ago by NPR

Prices for a range of goods from used cars to bacon surged last month, pushing consumer inflation to 4.2% in April, the highest since September 2008.

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No, You Are Not Imagining It. Prices For A Lot Of Things Did Jump In ...
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Global stocks drop as inflation fears rattle investors

5 months ago by Financial Times

Asia-Pacific equities followed Wall Street lower after data showed US consumer prices rose at their fastest pace since 2008, prompting fears over higher inflation ...

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Global stocks drop as inflation fears rattle investors
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Explainer: Why are fears of high inflation getting worse?

5 months ago by pressherald.com

Rising prices are resurrecting fears of an economic threat that has all but disappeared over the past generation: runaway inflation. By CHRISTOPHER ...

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Why Did the Stock Market Fall Today? Inflation Fears Have Been ...

5 months ago by Barron's

The three major U.S. stock indexes fell by 2% or more on data that the consumer price index soared past estimates in April. Growth stocks took a punch in the gut ...

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Why Did the Stock Market Fall Today? Inflation Fears Have Been ...
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Analysis: What U.S. inflation signs would cause Fed to change ...

5 months ago by Reuters

A bigger-than-expected increase in U.S. consumer prices has put investors on high alert for more signs of inflationary pressure that could tilt the Federal Reserve ...

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Analysis: What U.S. inflation signs would cause Fed to change ...
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Larry Summers sends inflation warning to White House: Dominant ...

5 months ago by CNN

A leading Democratic economist on Wednesday urged the White House to shift course after the government reported higher-than-expected inflation last month, ...

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Larry Summers sends inflation warning to White House: Dominant ...
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Inflation is climbing, but it isn't blasting past its 30-year range --- yet

5 months ago by MarketWatch

Prices consumers are paying for goods and services are climbing to post-recession highs, causing households and Wall Street anxiety just as the economy ...

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Inflation is climbing, but it isn't blasting past its 30-year range --- yet
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Have no fear: This inflation is temporary

5 months ago by BetaBoston

The Fed isn't about to cut off the flow of cheap money that's buoyed financial markets since the Great Recession.

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Have no fear: This inflation is temporary
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Four Reasons To Stop Panicking Over Inflation!

5 months ago by Forbes

Inflation doesn't hurt everyone because it's a redistribution–not a net loss–of income. Perhaps the most pervasive inflation myth is that it's a net loss for society.

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Four Reasons To Stop Panicking Over Inflation!
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Inflation fears send investors scurrying for the exit

5 months ago by CBS News

Stocks slump after report showing that consumer prices rose at their fastest pace last month since 2008.

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Inflation fears send investors scurrying for the exit
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Stocks sink again on Wall Street as inflation worries mount

5 months ago by McDowell News

Inflation worries rattled Wall Street Wednesday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 680 points lower and placing the major stock indexes on ...

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Stocks sink again on Wall Street as inflation worries mount
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Inflation is back. How high and how long will prices go up?

5 months ago by Los Angeles Times

Groceries await checkout at a store in Surfside, Fla. April's leap in consumer prices was the largest monthly jump in more than a decade. (Wilfredo Lee / Associated ...

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'Transitory' U.S. Inflation Pressures Seen Lasting for Months

5 months ago by Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Wednesday that he expects bouts of volatility around inflation through September. Inside the White ...

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'Transitory' U.S. Inflation Pressures Seen Lasting for Months
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Stocks lower, bond yields rise after inflation report

5 months ago by The Baytown Sun

Stocks were broadly lower again Wednesday as investors' concerns about inflation grew after government data showed signs of prices increasing across a ...

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Stocks sink again on Wall Street over fears of inflation

5 months ago by pressherald.com

Tech giants, which had soared during the past year of lockdowns, took some of the biggest losses. By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGAAP ...

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Stocks sink again on Wall Street over fears of inflation
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10-year Treasury sees biggest daily yield rise in 8 weeks as U.S. ...

5 months ago by MarketWatch

Treasury yields climb for a fourth straight session and long-dated yields on Wednesday rose by the most since around mid-March, after data showed that the...

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Why Is Inflation Rising Right Now?

5 months ago by Forbes

April CPI inflation climbed 4.2% year-over-year, the biggest such gain in the headline CPI data since September 2008. Even when you strip out volatile food and ...

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Why Is Inflation Rising Right Now?
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Stocks Jolted by Inflation Spike

5 months ago by Barron's

The consumer-price index rose 4.2% over the past 12 months, while the so-called core CPI recorded a gain of 3%.

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Stocks Jolted by Inflation Spike
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Stocks Extend Slide on Inflation Data

5 months ago by The Wall Street Journal

The Dow and S&P 500 are on track for their steepest three-day declines in nearly seven months, after a sharp rise in consumer prices heightened concerns that ...

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Stocks Extend Slide on Inflation Data
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Meet The Inflation Profiteers

5 months ago by Forbes

Herewith, a survey of inflation profiteers, ranging from the IRS to coal miners. 1. Internal Revenue Service. While tax brackets are mercifully indexed for the cost of ...

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Meet The Inflation Profiteers
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Inflation worries knock stocks lower again; bond yields rise

5 months ago by McDowell News

A surprisingly big jump in inflation last month knocked the stock market lower again as investors worry that the economy may bounce back too fast from its ...

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Inflation worries knock stocks lower again; bond yields rise
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Stocks Exctend Slide on Inflation Data

5 months ago by The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stocks fell as the Dow extended its decline a day after its biggest drop since February and investors parsed data showing consumer prices jumped in April.

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Stocks Exctend Slide on Inflation Data
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Inflation News: Consumer Prices Jump in April as Investors Worry

5 months ago by The New York Times

The increase in the Consumer Price Index was well above forecasts. A top Fed official struck a watchful tone but said 'it's just one data point.'

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Inflation News: Consumer Prices Jump in April as Investors Worry
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Stock rout deepens in final hour of trading, Dow sheds 650 points ...

5 months ago by CNBC

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 650 points, following its worst day since February on Tuesday. The S&P 500 lost 2%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq ...

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Stock rout deepens in final hour of trading, Dow sheds 650 points ...
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Dow slumps more than 500 points amid inflation concern, Nasdaq ...

5 months ago by CNBC

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 530 points, following its worst day since February on Tuesday. The S&P 500 lost 1.8%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq ...

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Dow slumps more than 500 points amid inflation concern, Nasdaq ...
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Consumer prices saw largest monthly jump in over a decade as ...

5 months ago by YakTriNews KAPP-KVEW

After years of dormant inflation, with the Federal Reserve struggling to increase it, worries about rising prices have shot to the top of economic concerns. Shortages ...

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Consumer prices saw largest monthly jump in over a decade as ...
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Survey: Strong industrial expansion comes amid growing concerns ...

5 months ago by MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

West Michigan's industrial economy grew at a “significant pace” in April, although rising prices and material shortages continue to pose worries for p...

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Survey: Strong industrial expansion comes amid growing concerns ...
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Bacon, Gas, Cars: Here's Everything Getting More Expensive As ...

5 months ago by Forbes

The price of bacon surged nearly 11% last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday in its monthly consumer price index release.

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Bacon, Gas, Cars: Here's Everything Getting More Expensive As ...
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10-year Treasury yield rises after U.S. inflation data rises to 13-year ...

5 months ago by MarketWatch

Treasury yields pick up Wednesday morning, after consumer prices rose sharply again in April, driving the rate of inflation to the highest level in nearly 13...

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Inflation Spiked 4.2% In April—Hitting 13-Year High As Price ...

5 months ago by Forbes

Consumer prices rose 4.2% over the 12 months ending in April, according to data released Wednesday by the Labor Department, shooting past expectations ...

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Inflation Spiked 4.2% In April—Hitting 13-Year High As Price ...
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Investors are worried about inflation data, but economists see it as a ...

5 months ago by CNBC

For years, economists worried that broad macroeconomic changes — an aging population, fewer babies, the advent of automation — would keep prices ...

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Investors are worried about inflation data, but economists see it as a ...
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U.S. Stocks Are Lower as Inflation Data Comes In Strong

5 months ago by Barron's

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 373 points, or 1.1%, while the S&P 500 fell 1.4%, and the Nasdaq Composite declined 2.2%. The 10-year Treasury ...

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U.S. Stocks Are Lower as Inflation Data Comes In Strong
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U.S. Consumer Prices Jump Most Since 2009, Outpacing Estimates

5 months ago by Bloomberg

U.S. consumer prices climbed in April by the most since 2009, topping forecasts and intensifying the already-heated debate about how long inflationary ...

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U.S. Consumer Prices Jump Most Since 2009, Outpacing Estimates
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Why are fears of high inflation getting worse?

5 months ago by North Bay Business Journal

Any significant acceleration of inflation would exert a drag on already jittery equity markets and potentially imperil the economic recovery.

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Why are fears of high inflation getting worse?
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Consumer prices shot up in April as inflation worries escalate

5 months ago by pressherald.com

U.S. consumer prices surge 0.8% in April, pushing the rise in inflation over the past year to the fastest rate in more than a decade. By MARTIN ...

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Consumer prices shot up in April as inflation worries escalate
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Futures slip with focus on inflation report

5 months ago by KFGO News

By Medha Singh (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures slipped on Wednesday as investors cautiously awaited inflation data that could force the Federal Reserve to ...

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Futures slip with focus on inflation report
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Consumer Prices Jump in April as Investors Worried About Inflation

5 months ago by The New York Times

The Consumer Price Index rose about 3.6 percent in April, compared with a year earlier, economists expect. A data quirk would explain much of that rise.

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Consumer Prices Jump in April as Investors Worried About Inflation
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US inflation reaches 13-year high of 2.6%

5 months ago by Investment Week

This inflation data is ahead of the consensus expectation and will likely compound some investors' fears that the outlook for US growth stocks is challenged.

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US inflation reaches 13-year high of 2.6%