NEWS IN BRIEF
- Private-Activity Volume Caps Rise for 21 States and D.C. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;11/22/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32015, p1
Reports that several states and the District of Columbia will receive an inflation-adjusted boost to their private-activity bond volume cap in 2005. Percentage of private-activity volume that will be allowed to increase; Use of consumer price index for urban consumers as base for the adjustment;...
- Cleveland Fed gets PIN theft deterrent. // American Banker;1/9/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 5, p11
Reports on the implementation of a security modem by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for its personal identification numbers. Modem manufacturer; Benefits; Mechanics of modem use.
- New retail govt bond pays 3 pp over inflation. // Hungary A.M.;01/25/2013, p1
The article reports on a series of inflation-linked retail government bonds on offer from January 25, 2013 that will carry a three percentage-point premium (ppp) over the official Consumer Price Index (CPI), according to the Government Debt Management Agency (ÃKK) of Hungary. Figure shows the...
- Cleveland Fed: Median CPI Up. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;12/17/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31286, p2
Reports on an increase in the median consumer price index for November 2001 calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
- Median CPI Rose By 0.3% in Jan. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;2/21/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31329, p2
Reports on the increase of the median consumer price index in January 2002, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
- Cleveland Fed: Median CPI Up 0.3% in May. // Bond Buyer;6/18/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34128, p1
The article reports that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announced that its median Consumer Price Index has increased by 0.3 percent in May 2014, matching the pace set in April 2014 and following increases of 0.2 percent, and also presents report from Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Inflation, Hyperinflation, Adjustment Lags: Why TIPS Don't Guarantee Real Rates of Return. Laatsch, Francis // Journal of Financial Planning;May2013, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p54
The article discusses why U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) cannot assure a guaranteed real rate of return. During periods of inflation TIPS provide returns superior to those of conventional Treasury securities. Adjustments in TIPS don't perfectly offset inflation, though, with...
- Giving a boost to smaller banks. Tramer, Harriet // Crain's Cleveland Business;11/28/94, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p13
Looks at the benefits on the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's paperless check processing system to smaller banks and credit unions. Increase in competitiveness with bigger institutions; Smaller institutions' reliance on the Fed for check processing.
- Business leaders trim expectation in latest index. // Inside Tucson Business;10/24/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p21
Reports on the decrease of the business leader confidence index in Arizona. Factors affecting the decline of the confidence index. Percentage of decrease of the index of the national economy; Categories that had indexes above 60.