Don’t expect the inflation bugaboo to scare away the bond-market bulls. Once the highlight of the economic calendar, U.S. inflation data releases have now been shunted to the sidelines by bond traders who say they are paying more attention to the outlook for the labor market and the broader economy.Read More →

Unemployment in the eurozone declined to 7.4% in September, its lowest level since August, 2008, the EU’s statistics institute Eurostat said Monday. But this good news about the European economy helps underline the predicament the European Central Bank has long struggled with: the persistent low level of inflation. The ECBRead More →