Inflation

Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies on the economic outlook, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
November 13, 2019 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. But for now, in testimony before a congressional panel, Powell expressed...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Powell plans to testify to Congress' Joint Economic Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 13, 2019 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. But for now, in testimony before a congressional panel, Powell expressed...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. The Federal Reserve cut rates for the third time this year. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony before the Joint Economic Committee about the outlook for the U.S. economy (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says two major long-term issues facing the U.S. economy are sluggish...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. The Federal Reserve cut rates for the third time this year. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2019 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony before the Joint Economic Committee about the outlook for the U.S. economy (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the unemployment rate, already near a 50-year low, could drop...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo prices are displayed on a gas pump in Pittsburgh. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for October. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 13, 2019 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Surging gasoline prices caused U.S. consumer prices to rise last month at the fastest pace since March. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its consumer price index rose 0.4% in October after a flat reading in September. Gasoline prices, after drops in August and September,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo prices are displayed on a gas pump in Pittsburgh. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for October. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 13, 2019 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Surging gasoline prices caused U.S. consumer prices to rise last month at the fastest pace since March. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its consumer price index rose 0.4% in October after a flat reading in September. Gasoline prices, after drops in August and September,...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. The Federal Reserve cut rates for the third time this year. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 13, 2019 - 2:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is due to testify Wednesday in Congress about the outlook for the U.S. economy, giving his perspective two weeks after the Fed cut interest rates for a third time this year. The Fed signaled after its Oct. 29-30 meeting that it would probably...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks from the front door of number 10 to deliver a speech in Downing Street, London, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, ahead of the formal start of the General Election. Britain's five-week election campaign officially began Wednesday, when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the Dec. 12 vote. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 06, 2019 - 11:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Under normal circumstances, the Bank of England would be looking to cut interest rates. The economy is slowing and inflation is below target. But these are no normal times in Britain, with a general election due Dec. 12 that will have profound implications for the economy, as it could...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks from the front door of number 10 to deliver a speech in Downing Street, London, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, ahead of the formal start of the General Election. Britain's five-week election campaign officially began Wednesday, when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the Dec. 12 vote. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 06, 2019 - 9:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Under normal circumstances, the Bank of England would be looking to cut interest rates. The economy is slowing and inflation is below target. But these are no normal times in Britain, with a general election due Dec. 12 that will have deep implications for the economy, including for...
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A group of government workers hold placards while protesting in Harare, Wednesday, Nov, 6, 2019. Zimbabwe police Wednesday blocked government workers from marching to protest for better salaries, a day after dozens of public hospital doctors were fired for striking for more pay. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 06, 2019 - 9:11 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police Wednesday blocked government workers from marching to protest for better salaries, a day after dozens of public hospital doctors were fired for striking for more pay. Strikes have become frequent in the southern African country in recent weeks as the economy...
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