After years of being 'squeaky clean,' the Federal Reserve is surrounded by controversy
The Federal Reserve has a big meeting on tap next week, one that will be held under the cloud of an ethical dilemma.
Retail sales post surprise gain as consumers show strength despite delta fears
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expected retail sales to decline by 0.8% in August and for initial jobless claims to total 320,000.
Consumer prices post smaller-than-expected increase in August
Consumer prices in August rose 5.3% from a year ago and 0.3% from July, the Labor Department reported.
Tuesday's CPI report likely to show inflation continuing to run hot, putting the Fed in tough spot
Tuesday's report of the consumer price index could set the tone for markets ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting, particularly if it is hot.