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This recent talk of a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour had me thinking about how much the Washington State minimum wage has kept up with the national Consumer Price Index (CPI), also known as the inflation rate. 596 more words
A sharp decline in natural gas costs helped pushed overall consumer prices down in the Calgary region last month, says Statistics Canada.
Its Consumer Price Index was down 0.1 per cent from a year earlier, both in Calgary and across Alberta. 491 more words
WATCH: There are some signs Canadians are feeling more confident about spending again. Retail spending is finally rising and economists say they’re cautiously optimistic 2015 will end on a high note. 448 more words
China has collapsed in trade surplus, raising fears for UK and the global economy. Yesterday, data showed that China’s outgoing trade tumbled 15% last month, the biggest drop for more than a year and imports were also down, falling nearly 13%. 176 more words
Each month, the Conference Board, a research organization, surveys a number of U.S. households. The survey asks only five questions:
- Their opinion on current business conditions… 1,429 more words