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San Jose Minimum Wage Not Going Up In 2016 Due To Consumer Price Index Drop

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – Thousands of people who work in San Jose who earn minimum wage thought they would be getting a raise on January 1st. 289 more words


GBPUSD: Consolidating gains

Inflation slipped back to zero in August, narrowly avoiding a return to deflation as some economists had feared. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures the average cost of a basket of goods – stood at 0.0% in August, down from July’s 0.1%. 212 more words


CAC40: Still holding at a weekly support

Last week the French Finance Minister said economic growth will accelerate in 2016 and the government will meet its pledges to reduce the Country’s budget deficit to 3.3% in 2016 and below 3% in 2017 from an expected 3.8% this year. 151 more words


Cheaper gas, costlier food, clothing: Welcome to the new normal, Canada

The cash saved by Canadians from a drop at the pumps is being eaten up by higher food prices and other essential household costs, which continue to tick higher amid a sustained drop in the value of the Canadian dollar. 369 more words


Brewing megadeal, Fed meeting starts--5 things you need to know today

Hello friends and Fortune readers.

Wall Street stock futures are a tad lower this morning ahead of the all-important meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meeting, which some people expect to deliver the first rise in U.S. 553 more words


Will We See a Postage Rate Decrease in 2016?

As discussed previously on this blog (here, here, here, and here ), the USPS has been in ongoing negotiations with  the Postal Regulatory Commission for some time regarding the continuance or expiration of the 4.3% exigency postage rate increase approved in 2013. 204 more words

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