U.S. consumer prices were flat last month, the latest sign inflation is in check. That could give the Federal Reserve leeway to continue its efforts to stimulate growth. The Labor Department says the consumer price index has risen 1.6 percent in the 12 months ending in January. That's down from a 2.9 percent pace a year ago.

Sections:  business   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • US home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
BING NEWS:
  • March Recap: BBVA Compass creates local, community and consumer opportunities
    Flashback Friday: A huge opportunity in the U.S. As part of its Flashback Friday series, BBVA Compass recapped the interview that took place shortly after Onur Genç took the reigns as BBVA Compass CEO ...
    04/24/2018 - 7:56 am | View Link
  • Self doubt about ability to own homes puts Hong Kong consumer confidence behind the mainland, Taiwan and Macau
    Property prices in Hong Kong have been going up for some 10 months already. Reports have suggested that the average property prices in the city are the highest in the world,” City University of Hong K...
    01/9/2018 - 6:24 pm | View Link
  • CES: what to expect from the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas – trends, tech and teasers
    And that will probably be a key theme at this year’s CES – the consumer electronics convention in Las Vegas between January 9 and 12 ... TV makers are pushing 8K to combat falling prices for 4K. “I am ...
    01/7/2018 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Consumer Expectations Match Home Price Performance -Case-Shiller
    House prices continued to increase in April but the gains lost a bit of momentum compared to the previous month, reversing the acceleration noted by S&P Dow Jones/Case Shiller Indices last ... have a ...
    06/30/2015 - 10:59 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    07/19/2018 - 9:40 am | View Website
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
    07/19/2018 - 9:25 am | View Website
  • Economic News
    Find the economic latest news and headlines, as well as blogs and video from CNBC.com.
    07/19/2018 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • British Pound
    No Recent Tickers. Visit a quote page and your recently viewed tickers will be displayed here.
    07/19/2018 - 5:58 am | View Website
  • Today's Stock Market News and Analysis
    Join the Nasdaq Community today and get free, instant access to portfolios, stock ratings, real-time alerts, and more!
    07/18/2018 - 9:29 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News