Tag: pricing pressures

U.S. core inflation trails estimates as used-car prices tumble | Bond Buyer

U.S. core inflation trails estimates as used-car prices tumble | Bond Buyer

A gauge of underlying U.S. inflation was below estimates in September as used-vehicle costs fell and housing rents cooled, signaling that price gains may remain close to where Federal Reserve policy makers want them amid an outlook for continued gradual interest-rate hikes. Excluding volatile food and energy costs, the core consumer price index rose 2.2% […]

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Fear about too little supply has gripped oil markets recently and caused crude prices to surge 4.4% last week. Chemical prices moved in sympathy with oil and rose an even stronger 5.2%. Although more broadly commodity prices continue to be soft, the strength seen in the petro-chemical complex was enough to drive the IHS Markit […]

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

New Delhi: The deadlock between Tata Sky and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) hit a crescendo on Monday evening when the direct-to-home (DTH) platform removed 32 channels of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and three from the India Today Network because of differences over pricing. … Harit Nagpal, MD, Tata Sky said that commercial negotiations […]

Tata Sky DTH: Tata Sky removes Sony, India Today channels over pricing issues | Economic Times

Tata Sky DTH: Tata Sky removes Sony, India Today channels over pricing issues | Economic Times

Mumbai: More than 16 million subscribers of Tata Sky were in for a shock on Monday evening when the direct-to-home (DTH) platform removed 32 channels of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and three from the India Today Network because of differences over pricing. Effectively, popular TV channels such as Sony Entertainment Television, SAB, Max, AXN, […]

Oil should be at $52 per barrel says Emirates Tim Clark | CNBC

Oil should be at $52 per barrel says Emirates Tim Clark | CNBC

Airline fuel is overpriced, and the underlying cost of oil should sit around $52 per barrel, Tim Clark, President of Emirates told CNBC Friday. “I am one of these people that says it is hugely overpriced. If you are at $77 or $83 dollars (per barrel) it should be at $52. That’s where it needs […]

New Argus price to bring transparency to growing US crude export markets | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

New Argus price to bring transparency to growing US crude export markets | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

“The US export market has needed an independent source of pricing to value light sweet crude exports,” Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks said. “The new Argus WTI fob Houston price provides that solution for the oil trading community.” The new price will introduce transparency to the export market for light sweet crude. […]

Trump Tax Cuts Making Prices More Expensive For Consumer Goods | Bloomberg

Trump Tax Cuts Making Prices More Expensive For Consumer Goods | Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is giving many businesses an unexpected benefit on top of lower taxes and regulatory relief: He’s helping to restore their pricing power. By pouring hundreds of billions of dollars of tax cuts and extra government spending into an already stretched economy, Trump is fostering an environment where firms such as conglomerate 3M […]

Idaho oil, gas audit finds price, market transparency issues | Idaho Statesman

Idaho oil, gas audit finds price, market transparency issues | Idaho Statesman

Idaho now has the results of its first-ever audit of natural gas and oil wells on state lands, and of royalty payments from a Texas oil company. The good news: The state — and thus, the general public — is receiving the royalties it should for the volume and pricing of fuel sold by Alta […]

Turkish lira latest: what does the currency crisis mean for British holidaymakers? | The Independent

Turkish lira latest: what does the currency crisis mean for British holidaymakers? | The Independent

What’s the situation for people on holiday in Turkey now? They will hopefully be enjoying the sunshine, the sea and the culture of a beautiful and welcoming country. And if they have been changing money as they go over the past few days, they will find they are getting significantly more Turkish currency for their […]

The Bitcoin Price Is Tanking — Here’s Why | Forbes

The Bitcoin Price Is Tanking — Here’s Why | Forbes

The bitcoin price bull run over the last month, which saw it climb from around $6,300 to highs of $8,400 in a matter of weeks, could be over. Bitcoin has slumped by 5% over the last 12 hours, falling well below the psychological $8,000 mark as traders and investors fret over coming tax crackdowns and blockchain-based […]