Tag: Inflation

Inflation in the US slows down ahead of impending interest rate decision

The latest data on consumer price rises in the US suggests a slight easing in inflation, with prices rising 3.3% in the year to the end of May, down 0.1 percentage points from the previous month. Core inflation, which excludes volatile items like food and energy prices, also slowed. However, despite these trends, rents continue […]

Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation measure expected to decrease

The Federal Reserve’s cautious approach to interest rate cuts is supported by the upcoming release of the personal consumption expenditures price index minus food and energy. Economists expect this index to rise by only 0.2% in April, the smallest increase so far this year and a sign of relief from stubborn price pressures. This data […]

CEOs share their insights on a potential pullback in consumer spending

Consumers are facing tough decisions as prices continue to rise and interest rates remain elevated. The latest earnings reports from companies like McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Home Depot reflect a shift in consumer behavior, with some companies experiencing weaker-than-expected results as customers pull back on spending. On the other hand, companies like Sweetgreen and Delta Air […]

Jamie Dimon warns that inflation is underestimated and predicts the market’s overly optimistic view on a smooth landing.

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon warns that inflation may persist for longer than anticipated, contradicting market optimism about interest rates and the US economy. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Dimon expressed concerns about ongoing inflationary pressures, including the impact of green-energy transition, infrastructure development, and geopolitical tensions on price growth. Despite market expectations of subsiding […]

Markets Wrap: Global Stocks Surge as Investors Brace for US Inflation Data

Global equities are on the rise as a tech-led rally on Wall Street boosts optimism among investors. The market is heading for a fresh record, with many anticipating that Wednesday’s key US inflation report will not undermine the case for Federal Reserve interest-rate cuts. European stocks saw gains, while US equity futures remained steady. The […]

Market landscape dominated by inflation and tariffs

Inflation data from the world’s three largest economies – China, the United States, and the eurozone – is expected to set the tone for global markets this week. Asia kicked off the week with the release of April figures out of Beijing, indicating that consumer price inflation in China was slightly stronger than expected, while […]

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