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Saskatchewan’s inflation rate accelerates in April

An increase in the provincial sales tax, and an increase in its scope, contributed to an acceleration in Saskatchewan’s inflation rate in April.

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Consumer inflation in Sao Paulo slows in the second reading of May, reports FIPE

The Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation in the city of Sao Paulo, rose 0.30% in the second reading of May, according to data published by the Foundation for Economic Research (FIPR). 128 more words


What is Elliott's wave?

What is the Elliott’s wave?

Elliott’s wave is a theory that predicts market behaviour discovered by Ralph Nelson Elliott in the late 1920’s. His theory is based on the phycology of the masses creating predictable market cycles. 412 more words


What is inflation?

What is inflation?

Inflation is one of the most important factors when deciding on interest rate changes and is watched closely by the central banks. Inflation is the speed of which goods and services are rising, it is closely watched because prices either rising too fast or too slow can be harmful in the long term. 326 more words


The US middle class may be doing better than the numbers suggest

The average wages of American workers are about the same today as they were in 1975, adjusted for inflation. This has led academics, politicians, and journalists to claim, with justification, that living standards for regular Americans  485 more words

Consumer inflation in Sao Paulo rises in the third reading of April, pressured by food and housing

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation in the City of Sao Paulo, increased by 0.43% in the first reading of April, strengthening after the 0.31% recorded in the first month of April, according to data published by the Economic Research Institute Foundation (FIPE). 140 more words


27 Apr 2017 (TheAge) - Inflation up in March quarter, but below expectations as 'pain spend' bites

(27 April 2017, The Age, p8, Mathew Dunckley, Patrick Commins)

‘Those balancing household budgets will not like the latest economic data. Inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday show the consumer price index, the key measure of inflation, rose 0.5 per cent in the March quarter – and driving that increase were essentials like petrol and housing.’ 6 more words

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