Consumer price index

Thai's Dec. Consumer Confidence Rises

Thailand’s consumer confidence rose in December compared to that in the previous month, indicating an improvement in domestic spending which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.

Fed QE3 Launch Lifts US Stock Futures

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Friday as investors kept up a buoyant mood following the announcement of quantitative easing measures by the Federal Reserve, which is expected to boost economic growth.

What Is The ‘Misery Index’ Saying About Obama's Re-Election Chances?

An unofficial gauge of human misery in the U.S. is now sitting at its lowest level in three years. Not four. In other words, while conditions have improved somewhat, Americans are still feeling miserable under President Barack Obama's watch and that obviously doesn't bode well for Obama's re-election chances.

July US CPI Flat - Lower Than Expected; Core Rate Up 0.1%

Consumer prices were flat in July for a second straight month and the year-over-year increase was the smallest since November 2010, giving the Federal Reserve room for further monetary easing to tackle stubbornly high unemployment.

China July Trade Data Disappoints

China reported a trade surplus of $25.1 billion in July amid slower-than-expected growth in exports and imports, raising the concern that the world's second largest economy isn't doing enough to stimulate the economy and avert a slowdown.

European Stocks Gain On China Stimulus Hopes

European markets rose Thursday as investor confidence was lifted by hopes that China will announce stimulus measures to boost the economic condition and regain the growth momentum.

US Consumer Price Index Flat In June As Gas Prices Fall

Consumer prices in the U.S. were flat in June as the higher cost of food offset another drop in energy, according to government statistics released Tuesday, further confirming the Federal Reserve's view that the jump in fuel costs was only temporary.

China Q2 GDP Growth Slows To 7.6%

China's gross domestic product growth slowed down in the second quarter to the lowest rate in three years, due to soft global demand official data released Friday show.

China June Trade Surplus Widens On Weak Imports

China's trade surplus widened to $31.73 billion in June, up 42.9 percent compared to the same month in last year amid slower-than-expected growth in imports, raising concern that the world's second largest economy isn't doing enough to stimulate domestic demand and avert a slowdown.

Canadian Inflation on Ice

Wrapping up some fairly important Canadian data this week, CPI numbers were released earlier this morning and showed that inflationary pressures are easing somewhat, continuing to stay of the south side of the Bank of Canada's target.