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03-19-2017: Unemployment, Inflation and Other Inconvenient Stats

Lying by the numbers!!!  When politicians we elect, and pay a great deal of money to for representing the world’s transnational monopolies in D.C.,  instead of we the people, lie to us about how great our economy is; we should at least have some idea how clever the lies are – because for one thing, there’s a lot of ’em.  1,220 more words

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What is CPI - Consumer Price Index?

What is CPI – Consumer Price Index?

CPI stands for Consumer Price Index, it is a monthly report which looks at the purchasing power. It measures the rise of the price of a basket of goods and services. 110 more words

Forex

University of Saskatchewan students ask to be spared in provincial budget

Students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have asked to be spared from funding cuts in the upcoming provincial budget.

The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union (USSU) launched a campaign this week called “Usask Matters” to ask the province to support post-secondary students. 387 more words

Politics

Economic Data: U.S. Consumer Price Index News Release - February 2017 - Bureau of Labor Statistics - Wed Mar 15 2017

The following is a news bulletin from the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on key economic indicators released Wednesday, March 15, 2017… 63 more words

Economic Indicators

APMacro: Consumer Price Index


The main measure of inflation is the Consumer Price Index (CPI), compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The government uses this index to report inflation rates each month and each year. 241 more words

AP Macro

Cost of living up 20% at the start of 2017

The cost of living in Mozambique remains high, although it has registered a relative decline in relation to the last months of last year (2016). Figures from the INE indicate that the general price level increased by 20.56% in January this year when compared to January 2016 (year on-year inflation). 386 more words

February 2017

Fisher Investments Reviews: Weekly Market Recap 2/17/2017

 

Global stocks ended the week higher amid plentiful economic data. US economic data were largely positive— the Leading Economic Index (LEI) grew 0.6% m/m, headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew 2.5% y/y and core CPI grew 2.3% y/y. 96 more words

Weekly Market Recap