Tuesday, August 28

Consumer price inflation dampened in July

CNBC Rick Santelli breaks the data on July the consumer price index and the Empire State survey of manufacturing, with David Resler, Nomura Securities Chief Economic Adviser.

Consumer prices were flat in July for a second straight month and the year compared with the previous year was raised the smallest since November 2010, the Federal Reserve room for further monetary loosening to tackle stubbornly high unemployment.

By Reuters respondents economists expected the consumer price index had to rise 0.2 percent last month. In the 12 months to July CPI rose 1.4 percent, the slowdown from June's 1.7% rise, the Labor Department said on Wednesday.

Stripping of food and energy, were also tame inflationary pressures. Core CPI rose 0.1 percent, the smallest increase since February and breaking four consecutive months of 0.2 percent increase.

Economists had expected core CPI increase by 0.2 percent last month. In the 12 months to July, the index, which watched closely, the fed, rose by 2.1% - the smallest increase since October last year. After a 2.2 percent in June.

This measure has from a record low of 0.6 per cent in October and recovered the Fed targets for inflation of 2 percent.

Pressure on prices remains tame despite signs of a pickup in job growth and domestic demand early in the third quarter and the unemployment rate to high, left many economists to further policy loosening likely until the end of the year.

"Slower economy on inflation data, says, that", said Frank Lesh, analyst at FuturePath trading in Chicago.

Other data showed manufacturing activity in New York State fell ill in August for the first time since October 2011.

Officials of the US Federal Reserve meeting on September 12-13 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke-speech to the Central Bank high-level meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, late August notes to which could offer short-term course of monetary policy.

Bernanke used this forum 2010 to pursue communication, the Fed's intention, a second round of quantitative easing.

U.S. stock index futures held constant at slightly lower levels after the data, while Treasury debt prices reduced losses. The dollar trimmed its gains against the yen and the euro.

Last month, headline inflation was down, to compensate for a gain of 0.1 percent rise in food prices which by a decline in energy prices, 0.3 per cent.

Devastating drought in the country could food prices in the next few months lift will be, but the impact on inflation modest accounts for around 14 percent of the CPI as a food.

Core consumer prices were held back by 0.5% reduction in the cost of used cars and trucks last month. New car prices slipped 0.1 percent after rising 0.2 percent in June.

Modest increases in clothing that were advanced for a fifth straight month. The cost of medical care rose by 0.3 percent after rising 0.7 percent in June.

Owners equivalent rent advanced 0.2 percent in July after gaining 0.1 percent in June.

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