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US import price increases slow in July
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US import price increases slow in July

  • Import prices rose 0.3% last month after jumping 1.1% in June
  • Imported fuel prices advanced 2.9% last month after rising 5.5% in June. Petroleum prices gained 2.1%
Published 13 Aug, 2021 06:28pm
New US jobless claims slow slightly in latest week
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New US jobless claims slow slightly in latest week

  • Beyond weekly ups and downs, the trend in total filings should remain downward over coming weeks
  • Overall, job growth should pick up and labor shortages should ease as near-term constraints -- virus concerns, child-care issues and enhanced unemployment benefits -- diminish
Published 29 Jul, 2021 06:29pm
US weekly jobless claims fall as expected
World

US weekly jobless claims fall as expected

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 360,000 for the week ended July 10, the Labor Department said.
  • Claims have declined from a record 6.149 million in early April 2020.
Published 15 Jul, 2021 05:52pm
US annual CPI jumps 5.4% in June, biggest since 2008
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US annual CPI jumps 5.4% in June, biggest since 2008

  • Energy prices have also rebounded after sinking in the midst of the pandemic shutdowns, with gasoline surging 45.1 percent over the past year, unadjusted, and 2.5 percent in the month, the report said.
Updated 13 Jul, 2021 06:54pm
Yields drift lower as latest views from Fed awaited
Markets

Yields drift lower as latest views from Fed awaited

  • The benchmark 10-year yield was last down 1 basis point at 1.4888%.
  • "Truly, to getting a read on where the economy is heading and where inflation is heading, we don't think we're going to have those data points until the fall," he said.
Published 16 Jun, 2021 07:58pm
US weekly jobless claims fall; consumer prices rise more than expected
World

US weekly jobless claims fall; consumer prices rise more than expected

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits totaled a seasonally adjusted 376,000 for the week ended June 5, compared to 385,000 in the prior week.
  • In the 12 months through May, the CPI accelerated 5.0%. That was the biggest year-on-year increase since August 2008, and followed a 4.2% rise in April.
Published 10 Jun, 2021 06:52pm
US job growth picks up in May; unemployment rate falls to 5.8pc
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US job growth picks up in May; unemployment rate falls to 5.8pc

  • Nonfarm payrolls increased by 559,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said in its closely watched employment report on Friday.
  • A worker shortage blamed on childcare complications, generous unemployment checks and lingering fears over COVID-19 sharply restrained hiring. There are a record 8.1 million job openings.
Published 04 Jun, 2021 07:40pm
Biden to push $6 trillion US budget for next fiscal year
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Biden to push $6 trillion US budget for next fiscal year

  • Citing documents it had obtained, the Times said the Democratic president planned to pay for his agenda through increased taxes on corporations and high earners, and that the budget deficits would start to decrease in the 2030s.
  • "It just seems like the trillions keep on coming," Republican US Senator Shelley Moore Capito, who is leading a group of colleagues pursuing a counteroffer to Biden's current $1.7 trillion infrastructure proposal.
Published 27 May, 2021 07:13pm
US wholesale inventories rise solidly in March
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US wholesale inventories rise solidly in March

  • Wholesale inventories shot up 4.5% in March from a year earlier. Sales at wholesalers jumped 4.6% after being unchanged in February.
  • The inventory drawdown subtracted 2.64 percentage points from GDP growth last quarter.
Published 07 May, 2021 08:30pm
US yields slide ahead of non-farm payrolls report
Markets

US yields slide ahead of non-farm payrolls report

  • "The growth story is leading to inflation, while the Federal Reserve is jawboning, trying to keep expectations down, which I think is the right thing to do."
  • In mid-morning trading, the US 10-year Treasury yield fell to 1.559% on Thursday, from 1.584% late on Wednesday.
Published 06 May, 2021 08:08pm