5-Yr, 6-Month TIPs Go at 0.950% High
- November PPI -0.1%, Core +0.1%. // Bond Buyer;12/16/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 34028, p1
The article reports that the producer price index (PPI) for the U.S. in November 2013 has posted negative 0.1 percent with core at positive 0.1 percent. It states that the November figure represents positive 0.7 percent overall and positive 1.3 percent core over-the-year PPI, which shows low...
- Inflation and Prices. // Economic Trends (07482922);Aug99, p7
Forecasts inflation and prices in the United States (US) in August 1, 1999. Consumer price index in the US; Reports from US Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan; Non-inflationary measures to protect the US economy.
- Are There Good Alternatives to the CPI? Steindel, Charles // Current Issues in Economics & Finance;04/15/97, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p1
Argues that the consumer price index (CPI) is still the most reliable indicator of changes in inflation despite the existence of alternative indexes in the United States. Criticisms on the CPI; Criteria that must be followed by analysts in constructing an aggregate price index; Problems that...
- Sharp drop in energy prices holds inflation in check during 1986. Howell, Craig; Burns, Roger; Clem, Andrew // Monthly Labor Review;May87, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p3
Examines the impact of the sharp decline in energy prices on inflation and other economic indicators in the U.S. in 1986. Small rise in the Consumer Price Index; Decline in the Producer Price Index; Rise in shelter costs; Increase in retail food prices; Decline in the finished goods price index.
- Oil a Sleeper Issue; Market Eyes CPI, Sales. Showalter, Monica // Bond Buyer;04/13/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30618, p2
Reports on trends in petroleum prices in the United States, for the week of April 12, 1999. Signs of price increases; Results of May contract trading; Importance of oil prices to overall inflation; Movements of key economic indicators for the week.
- INFLATION CAN BE STOPPED. // New Republic;1/29/51, Vol. 124 Issue 5, p5
The article discusses the measures to control inflation in the U.S. The government has finally decided to assume full control of prices. Food prices today are seven percent higher than last June because regulatory steps were not taken. It is important to note that price control alone will not...
- Inflation statistics hide reality of rising prices. Harding, Sy // New Hampshire Business Review;08/11/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p16
Reports that inflation statistics in the United States are hiding the reality of rising prices. Increase in consumer price index; Effectiveness of raising interest rates in controlling the economy and preventing inflation.
- Comment on AMERICA'S HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE WITH LOW INFLATION. BERNANKE, BEN S. // Journal of Money, Credit & Banking (Ohio State University Press);Nov2000 Part 2, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p994
This article presents a comment on the paper "America's Historical Experience with Low Inflation." The author notes that while he agrees with much of the argument in the paper; however, he does not find it persuasive. He sets forth several instances that would cause the U.S. to be presented with...
- Housing: Boom or Bubble? Schiller, Timothy // Business Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia);2006 Fourth Quarter, p9
This article examines whether there was really a so-called bubble in house prices in the U.S. or whether fundamental economic factors explain the rapid increase in house prices. It discusses the sudden increase in demand for housing in the country. In 2004 and 2005 the nationally computed...