Inflation

Yellen on the question of wages

Yellen on the question of wages

Fed Chair Janet Yellen has stressed the importance of wage inflation in influencing the Federal Open Market Committee's decision to start raising interest rates. April's average hourly earnings for...

May 11, 2015 | 09:54 am
Structural forces keeping a lid on inflation

Structural forces keeping a lid on inflation

So what is inflation doing? February's inflation data released in Monday's personal income report show that the core personal consumption expenditure deflator (PCED) remains stuck about half a point...

March 31, 2015 | 11:29 am
OECD warns European Central bank needs stronger policies to avoid stagnation

OECD warns European Central bank needs stronger policies to avoid stagnation

The European Central Bank must implement stronger policies if it is to avoid a prolonged period of stagnation, and to prevent unintended effects to other economies, warned the Organization for...

November 25, 2014 | 02:04 pm
ECB's new asset purchases could total €2 trillion

ECB's new asset purchases could total €2 trillion

The European Central Bank announced Thursday it would begin purchasing asset-backed securities and covered bonds in an effort to prop up the region's economy and spur inflation. According to a Citi...

September 04, 2014 | 04:00 pm
Emerging markets crisis and inflation expectations

Emerging markets crisis and inflation expectations

The woes of emerging economies could temper the Fed’s tapering in coming months by strengthening the dollar, which could push U.S. inflation closer to zero. The J.P. Morgan Trade-Weighted...

January 30, 2014 | 03:32 pm
El-Erian: Major economies, investors must address inflation in 'medium term'

El-Erian: Major economies, investors must address inflation in 'medium term'

The U.S. inflation rate should be in the 1.5% to 2% range in the next 12 months, compared to the current rate of 1.4%, Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment...

October 28, 2013 | 02:50 pm

Russell tempers its view of real GDP growth

Russell Investments now expects weaker real GDP growth for 2012 than it forecast in December despite an improving outlook on equity markets.

August 28, 2012 | 03:34 pm

Money managers upbeat on global outlook

Money managers' outlook for a global economic recovery has improved significantly from just a month ago.

March 20, 2012 | 03:48 pm

Fed's move twists corporate plan liabilities upward

Federal Reserve's Operation Twist decision on Sept. 21 resulted in a 3.7% increase in corporate pension liabilities, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management analyst Karin Franceries.

September 26, 2011 | 03:45 pm

Investors map course for U.S. debt downgrade

Loosening investment policy guidelines and moving to diversify fixed-income portfolios dominated by U.S. Treasuries top institutional investors' to-do lists as S&P downgraded U.S. government debt to...

August 08, 2011

Politics rears head in markets' volatility

Politics is increasingly becoming a source of market volatility in developed markets, as witnessed recently by the U.S. debt ceiling crisis and the ongoing bailout of Greece and other struggling...

August 08, 2011
Mixed economic signals create fear, opportunity

Mixed economic signals create fear, opportunity

The dramatic selloffs in developed-world stocks Aug. 4 reflected investor fears about falling into recession and European and U.S. debt issues, although new upturns in economic indicators might...

August 08, 2011