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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Consumer prices flat in October as gas tumbles
Market Watch - 11/20/2014 9:11:42 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Inflation Continue to Inflate in October While Food Prices Drop
moneyexpert.com - 11/20/2014 3:16:46 PM
Consumer price inflation ... to stop inflation falling even more than currently projected, which suggests any hike in interest rates remains a long way off.' The environment of low inflation, combined with the despair regarding the world economy has ...
U.S. underlying inflation rising; labour market strengthening
7 News Yahoo - 11/20/2014 2:33:49 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying inflation pressures pushed higher in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check ... central bank has kept its short-term interest rate near zero since December 2008.
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 ...
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 ...
Poland Still Has Room to Cut Interest Rates
Wall Street Journal - 11/20/2014 2:48:08 PM
WARSAW—Poland’s economic growth is being buffeted by a range of geopolitical and economic headwinds that make its outlook exceptionally unclear despite strong third-quarter results, the country ... rates.” Poland’s consumer price inflation ...
3 Country ETFs to Benefit from Falling Commodity Prices
Yahoo Finance - 11/20/2014 2:55:18 PM
Significant slowdown in the world ... to countries benefiting from falling commodity prices. Mineral fuels form roughly 20% of the country’s total imports and as such falling crude prices will lead to lower inflation levels and a pause in the rate ...
Turkish Central Bank holds interest rate at 8.25 pct
worldbulletin.net - 11/20/2014 1:50:52 PM
The committee’s decision to leave rates where they were was widely expected, as Turkey's statistics authority, TurkStat, reported on Oct. 3 that the Consumer Price Index had risen to 8.86 in September. That put the annual inflation rate well above the ...