More headlines on inflation

Treasury yields mostly slip after U.S. consumer sentiment slumps to new 10-year low as inflation concerns mount

Most yields for U.S. government debt were lower Friday afternoon, with economic reports capping a volatile week highlighted by a hawkish Fed.

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Apple just reported its best performance of the past five years by three key measures

The iPhone maker has improved profitability despite high inflation and supply shortages.

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Fed’s Kashkari, saying it is time to ‘walk the walk,’ backs March rate hike

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Friday that he expects the FOMC to raise its policy interest rate in mid-March.

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America’s most popular housing markets have an inflation problem

People from all across the country are flocking to these cities to reduce their cost of living — and driving up prices in the process.

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The Fed hasn’t raised rates yet, but the stimulus to spending is already gone

The party's over: The Fed and Congress pull the support away from both the working class and the investing class.

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U.S. inflation leaps 5.8% in 2021, PCE shows, and hits 40-year high

A measure of U.S. inflation preferred by the Federal Reserve leaped 5.8% in 2021 after another sharp increase in December, underscoring why the central bank is moving to raise interest rates for the first time in four years.

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How the Fed can garble its message and talk us into higher inflation

If workers and businesses think the Fed has lost control of inflation, then they'll start acting as if higher prices are set in stone.

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Thankfully, the Fed has decided to stop digging, but it has a lot of work to do before it gets us out of hole we’re in

Inflation won't just go quietly back into the bottle now that the Fed has let it out

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Fed will raise its policy interest rate above the inflation rate ‘sooner rather than later,’ says ex-governor Quarles who resigned last month

The Federal Reserve will raise its policy rate above the inflation rate 'sooner rather than later,' said former Gov. Randal Quarles on Tuesday.

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Car prices are at near-record highs — yet car ownership is on the rise

Baby boomers have the highest car ownership rates across all adult age groups, according to a Morning Consult survey.

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Here are the many reasons why the Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates as much as expected

The central bank will have more scope to be dovish in the months ahead as inflation and economic growth slows.

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Retirees in the U.S. do not live on ‘fixed incomes’

Social Security’s COLA keeps the bulk of retirement income up to date with inflation

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Consumer confidence slips in January as U.S. economy hits soft patch due to omicron wave

A survey of consumer confidence fell 1.4 points in January to 113.8, indicating that omicron and high inflation weighed on the minds of Americans early in the new year.

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Low- and middle-income earners stand to take the brunt of inflation—here’s what that really means

The categories with the greatest price increases over the past year are the things lower-income households spend most of their income on.

Australia’s core inflation rises at fastest pace since 2014

Australian consumer prices rose by much more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2021, which could set the stage for Australia's first rise in official interest rates in over a decade.

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Inflation isn’t the biggest failure of the Fed

The Fed should be held to account for how badly it is doing on the basic task of protecting the financial system.

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Biden’s in a race against time to get his presidency on track after his first year in office

The president faces a number of challenges, including high inflation and an upheaval in investing markets, before midterm elections later this year.

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The Federal Reserve’s first meeting of 2022 looms as risk of inflation outside of policy makers’ control builds

The Federal Reserve's first meeting of 2022 kicks off Tuesday, and investors will watch for the latest on the central bank's inflation game plan.

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Omicron, high inflation, worried consumers: Just how bad is it for the economy?

Omicron, high inflation, ongoing shortages and slower consumer spending threaten to sap the economic recovery. The U.S. faces big questions in early 2022. Here's some potential answers.

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How Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities can help your retirement savings weather inflation

Tax Guy has some tips on TIPS