consumer prices

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks open with modest losses

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street following volatile trading in Asia and Europe. U.S. markets are coming off their steepest losses in eight months. A report showing only a modest pickup in consumer prices seemed to calm investors just … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks open with modest losses

WASHINGTON | US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in September

WASHINGTON— Consumer prices edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September as energy prices retreated after a big gain in August. The Labor Department said Thursday that the September gain in its closely watched consumer price index followed a 0.2 percent rise in August. It was the smallest monthly gain since June. Inflation has been … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in September