The Bureau of Labor Statistics released data Wednesday that indicates New Yorkers earn nearly $1.14 for every $1 the average American worker makes.
Gold Bullion prices were little changed below $1500 per ounce on Tuesday morning, but fell for non-US investors as the Dollar eased back on the currency market and European equity markets cut their earlier losses.
US stocks slightly declined in early trade on Friday after official data showed that Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose in line with expectations in April.
The Australian share market closed lower amid concerns about a tough upcoming federal budget, strong local dollar and possible interest rate rises sparked by higher inflation figures.
The CURRENT SURGE in silver prices worldwide might seem dramatic, but it's more measured - so far, at least - than the true silver bubble that went Bang! in Jan. 1980. Even so, you might as well call this a record price.
There will be a little less money to go around in China starting later this week. China's government is worried about rising prices and is tightening its grip on the country's cash. In the latest step, the country's banking authorities have told banks that they must raise the amount they set aside in their reserves another half a percentage point, effectively reducing lending.
Consumer prices in Britain slowed for the first time in eight months in March, dampening expectations over interest rate hike by the Bank of England in the near term.
The UK economy contracted less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter last year, as services and manufacturing output was revised higher.
Retail sales in Britain fell more than expected in February, as rising prices dampened consumer spending in the country.
The Gold Price rose sharply against all major currencies on Wednesday, touching near-two-week highs against the Dollar even as the US currency rose amid fresh European debt and budget concerns.
The UK factory orders rose to a three-year high in March as strengthening domestic demand boosted manufacturing output in the country.
Consumer prices in Britain rose more than expected in February, strengthening speculation over interest rate hike by the Bank of England (BoE).
Consumer prices in the US rose slightly more than expected in February, as energy prices increased sharply.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said on Monday it will increase the size of the asset purchase program from five trillion yen to 10 trillion yen and promised to inject additional liquidity into the financial system battered by the triple whammy of a disastrous earthquake, a tsunami and an unfolding nuclear crisis.
Inflation in Germany rose more than previously estimated in February, strengthening speculation that the European Central Bank (ECB) may hike interest rate as early as next month.
The Bank of England (BoE) on Thursday kept interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent again, even though inflation remained above the central bank’s target of 2 percent for a fourteen consecutive month in January.
Gold climbed to a record high above $1,440 an ounce on Monday as the threat of violence spreading in the Middle East and North Africa pushed oil prices to 2-1/2 year highs and burnished the metal's safe-haven appeal.
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Manufacturing activity in the eurozone accelerated to a near 11-year high in February but input costs continued to rise, signaling inflationary pressures in the region.
Homeownership as an investment is no longer the rock-solid foundation for the American Dream it once was, according to a survey released on Monday by the firm the government created in the 1930s to promote homeownership.
Inflation in the eurozone was lower than initially estimated in January, but it still remained above the European Central Bank’s (ECB) target.
Soaring oil prices will have little impact on Chinese consumer inflation, but will place considerable cost pressure on the country's manufacturers, a government adviser and ministry official said on Thursday.