Don’s Notebook June 12, 2018


Any new pressure in core consumer prices in the CPI would be an unknown today, but markets are certain to focus on the outcome of the U.S.-North Korean summit.

  • The Consumer Price Index showed prices moved slightly higher in results for May that were in line with expectations across all four readings: up a monthly 0.2 percent both overall and for the core with year-on-year rates up 3 tenths overall to 2.8 percent and the core up 1 tenth to 2.2 percent

The Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day meeting today.

  • The FOMC meets eight times a year in order to determine the near-term direction of monetary policy.

A ruling is expected in the DOJ’s antitrust trial against the AT&T and Time Warner merger.

Notable quarterly conference calls today include: Land’s End, John Wiley & Sons, Star Bulk Carriers, Digital Turbine, H&R Block, Oxford Industries.

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