By Sho Chandra (bloomberg.com) – The U.S. cost of living rose in February, while prices increased from a year ago by the most since March 2012, reinforcing the view that inflation is in line with the Federal Reserve’s goal.
By Christopher Condon (Bloomberg.com) – Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s election victory.
By Mark Schoeff Jr. (InvestmentNews.com) – DOL encourages investors to ask advisers if they are fiduciaries. Agency provides a litany of questions for consumers as well as FAQs on technical compliance for advisers.
By Michelle Jamrisko (Bloomberg.com) – Home prices in 20 U.S. cities maintained a steady pace of increases in October while a gauge of nationwide property values rose by the most since mid-2014, according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller data released Tuesday.
By Lisa Abramowicz (bloomberg.com) – In some ways, the $40.7 trillion U.S. bond market just passed an important test: It demonstrated that it could account for rapidly shifting views without breaking down.
By Mark Burton (bloomberg.com) – Copper, seen as a barometer for the global economy, is on a tear. The metal is headed for the biggest monthly gain in a decade as investors flock back to commodities even as some banks warn the rally has gone too far.
by Luke Kawa (bloomberg.com) – Time for a time-out. After massive moves across a plethora of asset classes, positions linked to the surprise victory of President-elect Donald Trump are starting to lose momentum, according to Bespoke Investment Group analysts, who ran a health-check on these so-called “Trump trades.”
by Lisa Abramowicz (bloomberg.com) – It’s generally been a terrible few years for humans who pick bonds for a living.
By Marianna Duarte De Aragao (bloomberg.com) – Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election is helping to drive the outlook for faster inflation in Europe, according to bond-market gauges.
by Luke Kawa (bloomberg.com) – Parallels in price action and voters’ concerns. Donald Trump has predicted that today will be “Brexit times 10” for the U.S. If it is, financial markets are about to go haywire.