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Surge in U.S. consumer prices slows in August, CPI shows. Has inflation peaked?

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These stocks can defend your investment portfolio from inflation

This stock-market sector can lower risk while automatically increasing its income to protect investors from high inflation.

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U.S. core producer prices rise at slower pace in August

The producer price index rose 0.7% in August, the Labor Department said Friday. That’s down from a 1% jump in July.

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Hawks rule the roost at Fed, economists say

Hawks are ruling the roost at the Federal Reserve, a noted Fed watcher said Wednesday, amid Powell's dovish voice.

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What asset is the perfect inflation hedge?

The answer depends on what exactly you mean by 'inflation hedge'

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The Fed has bet on a future of low inflation. Here’s what could go wrong

The Federal Reserve has bet that high U.S. inflation will fade back to pre-pandemic lows in the next year or so, but if the wager is wrong it could create more hardship for millions of people and even sap an economic reco...

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Americans will have to get used to high inflation at least until the end of 2021

Get used to paying more for food, gas, autos and a variety of other goods and services. High U.S. inflation is going to stick around for awhile.

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The Goldilocks economy and stock market are dying, Roubini says

Wall Street and the Fed think everything will turn out 'just right,' but stagflation—slower growth and rising prices—is the more likely outcome

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To avoid stagflation, the Fed needs to taper QE and Congress needs to OK investments in infrastructure

The right policies would boost productivity, reduce monetary stimulus and rein in financial market excesses

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Inflation challenges stock-market underpinnings as investors look ahead to Fed meeting

Inflation is unsettling some investors, even if it does prove a transitory feature of the pandemic.

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How to safely break the housing and stock markets’ addiction to quantitative easing and the speculation it’s fueling

Central banks' QE was supposed to boost the real economy, but the money it creates is going instead into financial speculation

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S&P 500 companies have inflation on the brain, as ‘inflation’ mentions on earnings calls hit 10-year high

Wall Street is contemplating inflation like it hasn't in about a decade.

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What’s behind these weird price increases? Americans are paying more for window coverings and salad dressing

Window coverings saw a 17.2% price increase in August compared to July, according to government inflation data

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Europe stocks struggle, as inflation hits a decade high and miners hit by downgrades at UBS

Stocks were headed for a flat finish to the week amid struggles for mining companies, and a jump in euro-area inflation.

Treasury yields stabilize after drop on CPI data

Treasury yields were slightly higher, after a cooler-than-expected reading of the U.S. August consumer-price index triggered a rally in Tuesday that saw long-end yields post their largest daily drops in a month.

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Will high inflation kill the bull market in stocks? History says probably not

High inflation, by itself, is seldom enough to derail the stock market, says one of Wall Street's top technical analysts.

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U.K. inflation surges at fastest rate in at least 24 years

U.K. inflation rose at the fastest rate in at least 24 years in August, according to data released Wednesday.

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U.S. stocks end lower, with Dow down nearly 300 points as lift from inflation reprieve fades

U.S. stocks close lower Tuesday, after an early lift sparked by a cooler-than-expected inflation reading for August fades.

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General Mills will raise consumer prices, and McCormick might, too

General Mills shares are downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from outperform.

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Bond investors may be overreacting to U.S. inflation report for August, analysts say

Investors appear to be "underestimating the likely strength of price pressures there further down the line," says Oliver Jones of Capital Economics.

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The great U.S. inflation scare of 2021 isn’t over just yet

Is the biggest burst of U.S. inflation in decades finally over? Don't bet on it just yet.

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Gold settles back above $1,800 as dollar weakens after U.S. inflation report

Gold futures end higher Tuesday, finding support as the U.S. dollar weakened after a report showing the cost of living in the U.S. rose in August at the slowest pace in seven months.

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August U.S. inflation reading eases bond market’s worry about extent of Fed’s next tightening cycle

Eurodollar futures traders push out the timing of the first rate hike out to around May 2023, while lowering the terminal fed funds rate by 8 basis points to 1.40%.