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  • ECB's Coeure says no need for QE now as euro zone not in deflation

    By Marja Novak DUBROVNIK Croatia (Reuters) - There is no need for the European Central Bank to launch large-scale asset purchases for now because the euro zone is not in deflation, one of its top policymakers said on Friday. Speaking to reporters on the...
  • ECB's Weidmann says asset purchases 'sweet poison' for governments

    DUBROVNIK Croatia (Reuters) - Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann emphasized his opposition to government bond purchases by the European Central Bank on Thursday, calling them "sweet poison for governments" that undermine the central bank's ability to do...
  • Deflation-wary European Central Bank cuts deposit rate to below zero

    Deflation-wary European Central Bank cuts deposit rate to below zero
    In a bid to spur growth and avert the dangerous threat of deflation in the sluggish Eurozone economy, the European Central Bank cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low and took the unprecedented step of lowering the bank deposit rate below zero....
  • Global food prices fall in May for second consecutive month

    Global food prices fall in May for second consecutive month
    Global food prices fell for the second consecutive month in May as the cost of dairy, cereals and vegetable oils declined, according to the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization. An index of international food prices fell 1.2% to 207.8...
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  • Euro zone Q1 labor cost rise slowest in five years

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wage growth in the euro zone decelerated to its slowest pace in at least five years in the first quarter and the number of available jobs in the bloc rose for the second consecutive quarter, official data showed on Tuesday. The...
  • Consumer prices rise the most in 10 months

    Consumer prices rise the most in 10 months
    The cost of living in the U.S. rose in April by the most in almost a year, a sign inflation may pick up as demand in the world's largest economy recovers from a weak first quarter. The consumer price index increased 0.3 percent, the biggest advance...
  • Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April

    Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April
    The cost of living climbed in April at the quickest pace since last summer, a sign that the economy may be picking up speed. The consumer price index rose 0.3% last month, the biggest gain since June, the Labor Department said Thursday. Over the last 12...
  • What price perishables? Why beef, bacon, even shrimp, are costing more

    What price perishables? Why beef, bacon, even shrimp, are costing more
    It's not just your imagination: You are spending more money at the grocery store these days as the price of limes, shrimp, hamburgers and bacon skyrockets. Prices are rising, and not just with those foods that have been affected by Mexican drug...
  • Drought Is Bringing The Next Food Price Shock

    Drought in the United States, past and present, might make 2014 one of the more volatile years for food prices and supplies globally. U.S. consumers may get a preview of what's coming at the salad bar. The main culprit is the parched land of California'...
  • 10 grocery store foods with prices on the rise

    10 grocery store foods with prices on the rise
    The next time you visit the grocery store, you may experience sticker shock. Prices for some of your favorite foods, including bacon, coffee and oranges, are on the rise.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, retail food prices rose in March...
  • Author: Financial crisis cemented dollar's global role

    Author: Financial crisis cemented dollar's global role
    In contrast to just a few years ago, you don't hear the shrill cry over the dollar much anymore. In the early 2000s, during the 2008 financial crisis, and amid the political rancor over the U.S. debt ceiling in 2011, the doomsayers were out in force....