Tag: consumer prices

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Coronavirus collapse pulls down U.S. consumer prices in March

April 10, 2020

Via: Market Watch

The consumer-price index dipped 0.4% last month, the biggest decline in five years, the Labor Department said Friday. The drop was in line with the forecast of economists surveyed by MarketWatch. Core inflation, minus food and energy, prices fell 0.1% […]

Activity, Trading

Trump tariff delay is a nod to the U.S. consumer — the only engine powering the global economy

August 15, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The Trump Administration gave markets an early Christmas present, when it announced Tuesday that it will delay planned tariffs on a subset of the $300 billion in imports that had been announced Aug 1. While the news caused stock markets […]