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US inflation is slowing again due to cheaper gas, according to the CPI.  Yet prices are skyrocketing for almost everything else

US inflation is slowing again due to cheaper gas, according to the CPI. Yet prices are skyrocketing for almost everything else

Numbers: Falling gasoline prices last month resulted in a second straight decline in US inflation, with the consumer price index rising just 0.1% in August. But the report also shows that inflation has spread more widely through the economy and should prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sharply again. Economists polled by the …

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Stock market news live updates: Stock futures rise with all eyes on CPI print

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures rise with all eyes on CPI print

U.S. stock futures rose on Tuesday as investors braced for a much-anticipated inflation reading. Futures tied to the technology-heavy S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite each gained about 0.7% in premarket trading. Dow futures jumped 200 points, or about 0.6%. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release its August consumer price index (CPI) at …

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Futures contracts: what to do before the CPI inflation rate data

Futures contracts: what to do before the CPI inflation rate data

Dow Jones futures were higher after Monday’s stock market rally ahead of Tuesday’s key inflation reading, the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index, or CPI. Apple stock made a bullish move on Monday, decisively retracing its 200-day long-term line. X stock market today On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.7%, while the S&P 500 …

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