Definition: This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
US consumer prices unchanged, but underlying inflation picking up
Business Recorder - 11/20/2014 9:14:41 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer ... inflation expectations." The U.S. central bank has kept its short-term interest rate near zero since December 2008. Most economists expect the first interest rate increase sometime in the mid-2015. In October, energy prices ...
US inflation flat in October
Channel News Asia - 11/20/2014 10:54:54 PM
The US annual inflation rate was unchanged at a modest 1.7 per cent in October from September, as a fall in energy prices held the headline number down against gains in costs of services. WASHINGTON: US consumer prices were unchanged in October from ...
U.S. underlying inflation rising; economy firming broadly
Win 98.5 - 11/20/2014 8:28:45 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying inflation pressures rose in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check, bolstering expectations of a mid-2015 interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. Other data on Thursday ...
Consumer prices flat in October as gas tumbles
Market Watch - 11/20/2014 9:04:32 AM
Oil prices have tumbled since midsummer, reducing the cost of a gallon of regular gas to well below $3 in most parts of the country from as ... of long-term trends in consumer inflation. Over the past 12 months the core rate of inflation has risen an ...
UPDATE 1-Turkey keeps interest rates on hold as inflation stays high
Reuters - 11/20/2014 7:17:10 AM
Businesses and economists now expect a year-end consumer price inflation rate of 9.22 percent, a central bank survey showed last week, creeping up from its previous poll and well above its target rate of 5.3 percent. "With the country's inflation rate ...
US consumer prices unchanged in October as gasoline pump prices fall for fourth month
brandonsun.com - 11/20/2014 1:00:46 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices ... Analysts expect these inflation trends to continue depressing prices, giving the Fed more room to manage monetary policy. Many economists don't expect the Fed to start raising interest rates until the middle of next ...
US underlying inflation rising; labor market strengthening
Money Control - 11/20/2014 8:31:44 PM
Underlying inflation pressures pushed higher in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall US consumer prices in check ... The US central bank has kept its short-term interest rate near zero since December 2008. Most economists expect the ...
Consumer prices unchanged in October
Telegraph Herald - 11/20/2014 7:52:58 AM
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices ... Reserve's 2 percent inflation target, giving the central bank leeway to keep interest rates low to boost the economy without worrying about inflation. The 0.1 percent rise in food prices was the smallest monthly ...
Consumer inflation exceeds core inflation for the third straight month in Azerbaijan
Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 11/20/2014 2:30:50 AM
... order to decrease internal loan rate to 2%. Valeh Alasgarov, Vice Speaker of the Parliament, called for the deputies to stop speculative talks on impact of fall in the world oil prices to the economy of the country and on withdrawal of SOFAZ assets ...
Fed gives gold bugs an inflation scare
Yahoo Finance - 11/19/2014 8:18:36 PM
Gold prices for immediate delivery took another leg down and are on pace to decline for a second straight year. Specifically the minutes stated "with regard to inflation, the staff saw risks both to the downside, that the low rates of core consumer price ...
RC Poll: Va. Consumer Sentiment & Inflation Expectations Report - November 2014
Roanoke College - 11/20/2014 3:31:05 PM
Consumer sentiment remains strong in the Commonwealth despite a projected budget shortfall, replicating the mood of the country ... inflation expectations dropped six basis points to 2.7 percent, in line with the preliminary national 2.6 percent. Low gas ...
Inflation Paranoia Will Never Die, No Matter What the Evidence Says
New Republic - 11/20/2014 8:10:16 PM
In 2009, Schiff not only warned of impending inflation but said it was already upon us. “An inflationary depression is going to be a protracted period of economic decline accompanied by rapid increases in consumer prices,” he said. “So, it’s going ...
US prices steady in October
Yahoo News - 11/20/2014 2:19:30 PM
Washington (AFP) - US consumer prices were unchanged in October from September, holding the annual inflation rate at a modest 1.7 percent ... in part due to sagging growth in other parts of the world. Budget, Tax & Economy
Here's What The New Era Of Cheap Oil Means For The World's Major Economies
The Business Insider - 11/20/2014 4:21:12 PM
What does the sudden and sharp decline portend for the world economy ... has raised interest rates three times since last September, most recently in January to 8 percent. At least in part due falling energy prices, though, inflation fell to an all ...
Fuel effect kicks in as Indonesian central bank hikes rate
Asiaone Business - 11/20/2014 1:26:25 AM
At 4.83 per cent, the country's annual inflation rate is currently within the central bank's 3.5 to 5.5 per cent target range. BI officials have also said that the impact of the fuel-price increases on consumer prices would only last for three months.