U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in December as the cost of energy goods dropped and services rose moderately.
A key report on inflation, a couple of pieces of housing data and earnings reports from an array of bellwether companies highlight next week’s economic calendar.
U.S. producer prices fell in December as energy prices dropped sharply, a trend that could temper expectations that inflation will rise this year.
U.S. wage growth remains stubbornly weak across much of the U.S. even as labor markets continue to tighten, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
A handful of speeches from influential members of the Federal Reserve, December retail sales data and a key inflation report highlight next week’s economic calendar.
Next week’s economic calendar is highlighted by inflation data, November retail sales and a report on consumer sentiment.
The horrific Paris terrorist attacks will test already-fragile global markets on Monday, especially in Europe, whose shaky economy is still attempting to recover from a series of debt crises and the far-reaching implications of the 2008 financial crisis.
Earnings from the nation's biggest banks will be closely watched next week as the third-quarter earnings season kicks into high gear after the bell Tuesday.
U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities.
U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August as gasoline prices resumed their decline and a strong dollar curbed the cost of other goods.
Will they or won’t they? That’s the question that will be on everyone’s mind next week as the Federal Reserve meets for two days to decide whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.
Next week will see the release of more economic data ahead of the Federal Reserve’s big rate hike decision, and an Apple extravaganza.
U.S. consumers increased their spending by a moderate amount in July, while income growth was propelled by the largest jump in wages and salaries in eight months.
What do the economy and the markets have in store for us next week? Here are five things to look for.
Inflation is finally edging higher, just like the Federal Reserve said it would.
Egg prices are whacking your wallet.
Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us.
The Commerce Department releases its May report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated.
Federal Reserve policy makers meet next week but they will not raise interest rates, nor will they make it any clearer to investors when exactly they plan on raising rates.