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, 2020See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Inflation, Interest Rates, and Janet Yellen
National Review on MSN.com - 5/6/2021 2:24:03 PM
Yellen’ Fire No, that’s not what really what Treasury secretary Yellen did on Tuesday, but sometimes the lure of a bad pun is too hard to resist. CNBC had a more sober assessment: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen conceded Tuesday that interest rates may have to rise to keep a lid on the burgeoning growth of the U.
As consumer prices rise, threat of inflation looms. That may not be reason to panic, says Kenan Institute.
WRAL TechWire - 5/6/2021 1:50:00 PM
Some economists expect inflation to rise in the short-term, but is that such a bad thing? A new report from the Kenan Institute discusses whether consumers should worry about inflation.
Latin American Central Bankers Stung by Food Inflation Jump
Bloomberg - 5/7/2021 11:16:00 AM
Central bankers in Mexico and Chile are facing above-target annual inflation and temporary food cost jumps ahead of their monetary policy meetings next week.
Inflation rose 2.6% last year, driven by energy prices
Washington Times - 4/14/2021 12:46:00 AM
Inflation jumped in March, as prices for consumer goods, from gasoline to food ... Reserve is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate at or near zero through 2023. Federal Chairman Jerome ...
What is the UK inflation rate?
NerdWallet - 5/7/2021 7:02:00 PM
A rate of inflation is the percentage rate of change in the prices of goods and services. High inflation means more costly goods – and wages that probably haven’t caught up.
How Inflation Erodes The Value Of Your Money
Tulsa World - 5/3/2021 10:41:00 AM
If it feels like your dollar doesn’t go quite as far as it used to, you aren’t imagining it. The reason is inflation, which describes the gradual rise in prices
Everything Screams Inflation
Wall Street Journal - 5/5/2021 9:11:00 AM
Investors are woefully unprepared for what may be a once-in-a-generation shift in the market.
Inflation is the big challenge for markets and the Fed in the week ahead
CNBC on MSN.com - 5/7/2021 10:12:15 PM
The consumer price index is the big item for markets in the week ahead, as the focus shifts to inflation from the weak April jobs report. Multiple Fed speakers are on the calendar, and investors will pay close attention to them as new inflation data is reported.
3 Inflation-Proof Stocks to Be Bullish About
Entrepreneur - 5/6/2021 9:25:00 AM
If you are interested in adding exposure to companies that should hold up well if inflation rises, this article is for you. Let’s take a look at 3 inflation-proof stocks to be bullish about.
FOREX-Dollar dips before consumer price inflation data
Yahoo Finance - 4/12/2021 7:44:00 PM
Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E (Adds Treasury auction ... Treasury yields rise on expectations of faster economic growth and higher inflation. U.S. consumer price data for March due on Tuesday is a major economic focus.