The dollar edged higher against the euro Friday after U.S. core consumer prices recorded the largest monthly gain since August 2011.U.S. core prices, a measure of inflation that excludes food and energy, jumped 0.3%, driven by rising medical care and housing costs. EUR/USD ; DAILY CHART The shared currency has steadily declined … More Dollar strength vs Euro inflation signs . .
QUICK OUTLOOK ON THE US MARKET’S, BEFORE THE FRIDAY BELL.. US Economy The combination of a strong dollar and cheaper oil has suppressed inflation across much of the economy. Gasoline prices at the pump have dropped 24 percent over the past year to a national average of $1.72 a gallon. At the same time, … More Friday session brief . .