economics

Third-Quarter GDP Growth Decelerating

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its first read on real gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2014, showing that GDP rose at...

September CPI Avoids Deflation Fears

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Wednesday morning before the market opened. The CPI increased 0.1% in...

Is Mario Draghi Out Of Bullets?

The European Central Bank recently left interest rates unchanged at its most recent rate policy communication. This was on the heels of the prior cut...

CPI Moves From Inflation to Deflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August on Wednesday morning. Consumer prices fell in August,...

Consumer Sentiment on the Rise

The Consumer Sentiment Index from Reuters and the University of Michigan was released Friday morning. The trend through August has been overall...

U.S. Trade Deficit Falls Slightly

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that the international trade gap narrowed in July, which reflects a higher demand for U.S. goods overseas....

CPI Shows Tame Inflation in July

The U.S. Labor Department gave us the formal inflation reading for the month of July on Tuesday morning. The good news is that inflation concerns...