Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that consumer prices rose 1.7% in September, exceeding forecasts by 0.1% and indicating that inflation is holding steady.
FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, a Boeing 737 airplane is assembled in Renton, Wash. Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
The march lower in US government bond yields is rippling out into the real economy. A drop in 30-year Treasury yields to fresh lows for the year has dragged the rate on 30-year mortgages - those favoured by Americans - down with it, encouraging ...
The dollar rose as U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly increased last month. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fluctuated with bonds amid earnings reports, while European stocks gained on bets the central bank boosted stimulus.
WASHINGTON Oct 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. government will increase benefits for the swelling ranks of American retirees by 1.7 percent next year, the Social Security Administration said on Wednesday.