PRICES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRICES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. home price gains slow for sixth straight month http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236811-79/percent-sales-prices-gains.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236811-79/percent-sales-prices-gains.html.csp">U.S. home price gains slow for sixth straight month</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 9.3 percent in May from 12 months earlier. That’s down from 10.8 percent in the previous month and the smallest annual gain since February 2013. Yearly price gains slowed in 18 of the 20 cities. They accelerated in Charlotte, North Carolina, and were flat in Tampa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368112014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:21:01.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:21:01 MDT Ford raising prices on new F-150 trucks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58234156-79/ford-truck-raising-150.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58234156-79/ford-truck-raising-150.html.csp">Ford raising prices on new F-150 trucks</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T16:59:01.601-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Ford is raising the price of its new aluminum-sided pickup truck, but still trying to stay competitive with rivals. Ford released pricing on the truck Monday. It goes on sale later this year. The new truck comes in five variants, down from 10 on the current truck. All have aluminum sides, which is more expensive than steel but weighs less and saves fuel. Ford’s base XL and XLT models — which make up 70 percent of sales — will cost $395 more. A fancier King Ranch costs $3,615 more, but ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582341562014-07-28T16:59:01.601-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T16:59:01.601-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234156@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:59:01 MDT Gold prices rise amid more turmoil in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224702-79/gold-ukraine-cents-ounce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224702-79/gold-ukraine-cents-ounce.html.csp">Gold prices rise amid more turmoil in Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T14:39:02.343-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold prices settled higher Friday as unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East draws traders into their hiding spots. Gold for August delivery rose $12.50, or 1 percent, to settle at $1,303.30 an ounce. Silver for September added 22 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $20.64 an ounce. The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that Russia was about to move heavy artillery into the hands of separatists in Ukraine. The day before, the Obama administration accused Russia of firing artillery at Ukraine’s military. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582247022014-07-25T14:39:02.343-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T14:39:02.343-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224702@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:39:02 MDT Soybeans rebound from lowest prices since 2010 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216627-79/prices-cents-rose-2010.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216627-79/prices-cents-rose-2010.html.csp">Soybeans rebound from lowest prices since 2010</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:07:02.315-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soybean futures rose Wednesday as forecasts for dry weather pulled prices up from their lows for the year. Soybeans rose 19 cents to settle at $10.77 a bushel. Other crop futures also rose. Wheat rose 6 cents to $5.31 a bushel and corn added 3 cents to $3.71 a bushel. Favorable weather conditions have pummeled prices for grains and beans in recent weeks. On Tuesday, soybean prices hit their lowest settlement price since October 2010, according to FactSet. Both wheat and corn are trading at their...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582166272014-07-23T15:07:02.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T15:07:02.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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But over the past year, the rate of inflation in Utah’s population center (1.8 percent) remains below the national average (2.1 percent), according to the Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released Tuesday. Zions spokeswoman Heidi Prokop said Wasatch Front prices rose 0.6 percent between May and June, three times the national increase (0.2 percent). Transportation co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210909@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:20 MDT U.S. consumer prices went up 0.3 percent in June http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210425-79/percent-prices-june-inflation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210425-79/percent-prices-june-inflation.html.csp">U.S. consumer prices went up 0.3 percent in June</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T12:47:48.31-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Prices rose 0.3 percent in June following a 0.4 percent rise in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. The May increase had been the biggest one-month gain in more than a year. Energy prices were up 1.6 percent, nearly double the May gain, reflecting a sharp 3.3 percent rise in gasoline costs. But food costs edged u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104252014-07-22T12:47:48.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T12:47:48.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. “The news today is pretty good,” said JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade. Kinahan pointed to a report out Tuesday that showed little sign of inflation and an overall stronger outlook for earnings. During conference calls to discuss quarterly result...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582104052014-07-22T17:35:17.661-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:35:17.661-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210405@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:35:17 MDT Oil prices rise $1 for third time in four trading days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206283-79/cents-oil-trading-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206283-79/cents-oil-trading-gas.html.csp">Oil prices rise $1 for third time in four trading days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PABLO GORONDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:03:58.91-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The price of oil rose more than a $1 for the third time in the last four trading days, and closed above $104 for the first time since July 3. Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery rose $1.46 to $104.59 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Friday, the Nymex contract fell 6 cents to $103.13. Oil has gained 4.6 percent over the past four trading sessions. Brent crude for September delivery, a benchmark for international oils, gained 44 cents to $107.68 on the ICE exchange in London. Meanwhile...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062832014-07-21T16:03:58.91-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T16:03:58.91-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Fifty-seven percent of the 85 respondents to the quarterly survey said sales at their companies rose in the April-June period. That was up from 53 percent in the first quarter and 35 percent in the same period a year ago. Just 5 percent of firms said sales ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582063432014-07-21T09:44:01.218-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:44:01.218-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Somerset Fuel Center opened to the public selling regular unleaded gas for $3.36 a gallon, a bit lower than some nearby competitors. In the first three hours, about 75 customers fueled up at the no-frills stations, where there are no snacks, no repairs an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201223@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:22:01 MDT Gold and silver prices settle lower after jumping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198753-79/cents-gold-prices-fell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198753-79/cents-gold-prices-fell.html.csp">Gold and silver prices settle lower after jumping</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold prices settled lower to end the week, a day after concerns about a conflict between Russia and Ukraine shot prices up. Gold for August delivery fell $7.50, or 0.6 percent, to $1,309.40 an ounce. Silver for September sank 25 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $20.89. Markets were rattled on Thursday following news that a passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine, a battleground where government troops have been fighting Russian-backed separatists. Speculation that tensions between Russia and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581987532014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T14:23:02.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198753@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:23:02 MDT Oil slips after steep climb on Ukraine crisis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197736-79/oil-crude-prices-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197736-79/oil-crude-prices-ukraine.html.csp">Oil slips after steep climb on Ukraine crisis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PABLO GORONDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The price of oil retreated slightly Friday but remained elevated because of political turmoil around the world. Concern that conflicts and rising tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East could disrupt supplies sent oil prices higher this week, though the world appears to have an ample supply of crude and supplies have not been affected. The industry calls this higher price, based only on fear, a “risk premium.” “Developments during the past couple of days have added to a long list of geopolit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581977362014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T17:13:45.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197736@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:13:45 MDT Gold, silver prices rise on news of downed plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195318-79/rose-percent-gold-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195318-79/rose-percent-gold-prices.html.csp">Gold, silver prices rise on news of downed plane</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold and silver prices rose Thursday following news that a passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian officials said the plane was shot down, though both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility. The incident brought investors new worries about the region. Tensions have been building between Russia and the West over the conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. Traders moved money into precious metals fu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953182014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195318@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:32:48 MDT Ponnuru: Inflation hawks’ crank data just doesn’t add up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194411-82/inflation-prices-data-policies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194411-82/inflation-prices-data-policies.html.csp">Ponnuru: Inflation hawks’ crank data just doesn’t add up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:02:06.98-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“I don’t think you have until 2012 before this gets out of control and there’s hyperinflation. It could go past that to 2014, but we’re seeing all sorts of things happening now that are accelerating the inflation process.” Thus spoke economist John Williams in May 2011. The Consumer Price Index rose 1.6 percent in 2012 and another 1.6 percent in 2013. It has been rising at a somewhat faster clip so far this year, but slower than it was in, say, the first few months of 2008. The Billion Prices Pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194411@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:02:06 MDT Higher gasoline costs raise U.S. producer prices http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190193-79/prices-percent-inflation-costs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190193-79/prices-percent-inflation-costs.html.csp">Higher gasoline costs raise U.S. producer prices</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:45:02.301-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Rising gasoline costs pushed up the prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services in June, but overall inflation remains tame. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the producer price index, which measures the cost of goods and services before they reach the consumer, rose 0.4 percent last month. The increase follows a 0.2 percent decrease in May. Gas costs rose 6.4 percent in June. Steel prices shot up 3 percent. But prices fell for grains, cheese and rental cars to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581901932014-07-16T09:45:02.301-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T09:45:02.301-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The companies punished included Nestle subsidiary Herta, as well as Meica, Boeklunder and Wiesenhof. The cartel office says major sausage makers started colluding in 2003 to push through higher prices, agreeing on price ranges for various products. It says it was ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581862192014-07-15T16:59:16.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T16:59:16.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186219@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:59:16 MDT Rise in UK inflation in June was unexpectedly big http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186137-79/percent-bank-rate-inflation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186137-79/percent-bank-rate-inflation.html.csp">Rise in UK inflation in June was unexpectedly big</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAN PYLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • A June shopping spree drove an unexpectedly big increase in U.K. inflation that has fueled expectations that the Bank of England may start raising interest rates soon, possibly by the end of this year. Figures Tuesday from the Office for National Statistics showed consumer prices rose by an annual rate of 1.9 percent in June, just below the Bank’s ostensible target of 2 percent. Inflation, which rose from May’s 4½-year low of 1.5 percent, is now at its highest level since January. The c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581861372014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186137@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:00:02 MDT Gold prices sink as worries over Europe ebb http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183890-79/cents-gold-prices-ounce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183890-79/cents-gold-prices-ounce.html.csp">Gold prices sink as worries over Europe ebb</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:22:01.77-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold prices took a hard fall Monday as the worries that drove prices up last week dissipate and investors push the stock market up. Gold for August delivery sank $30.70, or 2 percent, to settle at $1,306.70 an ounce. Silver for September dropped 55 cents, or nearly 3 percent, to $20.91 an ounce. The sharp fall for gold wiped out its gains for the month. Last week, concerns over the stability of European banks sent gold prices up and weighed on stocks. On Monday, however, those worries had eased ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581838902014-07-14T16:22:01.77-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T16:22:01.77-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183890@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:22:01 MDT Inflation in India drops to 4-month low, 5.4% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182584-79/india-percent-5.4-government.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182584-79/india-percent-5.4-government.csp">Inflation in India drops to 4-month low, 5.4%</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T09:55:01.894-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • India benchmark inflation rate eased to 5.4 percent in June, the lowest level in four months, the government said Monday. The data comes as Asia’s third-largest economy is trying to revive growth while battling a rising cost of living. Still, a weak start to the annual monsoon rains season has been stoking worries that prices for food may soon shoot up, hurting the hundreds of millions of poor Indians who live on less than $2 per day. The increase in the Wholesale Price Index for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581825842014-07-14T09:55:01.894-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T09:55:01.894-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182584@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:55:01 MDT After big drop Friday, oil prices stable on Monday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182554-79/cents-gallon-gasoline-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182554-79/cents-gallon-gasoline-oil.html.csp">After big drop Friday, oil prices stable on Monday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:24:52.547-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lacking any catalysts, the price of oil barely changed Monday. Meanwhile, gasoline prices in the U.S. slipped to three-month lows. Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery rose 8 cents at $100.91 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The Nymex contract fell 3.1 percent last week and is down 4.3 percent so far in July. Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, gained 45 cents to $107.71 on the ICE Futures exchange in London. The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. is...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581825542014-07-14T16:24:52.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T16:24:52.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182554@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:24:52 MDT