Consumer Sentiment Rises to 79.1 in May
- CPI registers largest one-month decline since 1949. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/26/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 26, p7
The article reports on the decline of Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the U.S. in November 2005. It fell by .6 percent due to the sharp decline in energy prices. Food prices were also affected by the decline which rose by .3 percent as well as housing costs which rose by an estimated of .5...
- Sept. CPI Unchanged; Core Rate Up 0.1%. // Bond Buyer;10/17/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32984, p21
The article reports on the consumer price index (PCI) in the U.S. as of September 2008. The PCI indicated a slight better than expected performance while recently falling energy prices should assure further favorable data. The September CPI showed flat and core increase of 0.1% for a 4.9% gain...
- Consumer Sentiment Index Slides Again. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;6/16/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32900, p35
The article reports that according to market sources, the University of Michigan's preliminary June 2008 consumer sentiment index has declined to 56.7 from 59.8 in May 2008. The reading is the lowest since the index fell to 51.7 in May 1980, the lowest reading ever posted for the index....
- French consumer prices. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/12/2014, pA02
French consumer prices rose 0.4% in Aug., just above the 0.3% expected. That follows a 0.3% decline in July and brings the yearly change to 0.4%, a multiyear low.
- German consumer prices. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/12/2014, pA02
German consumer prices were flat in Aug., as expected. For the year, prices are up 0.8%, the same as in July.
- Inflation falls. // OECD Observer;Mar2005, Issue 248, p5
Reports that the consumer price index (CPI) for OECD countries rose by 2.5 percent in the 12 months to January 2005. Factors attributed to the CPI activity including the slower energy price increases; Year-on-year increase in consumer prices for OECD areas.
- Boosted by Benign CPI Report, Municipal Bonds Finish Higher. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;2/24/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32077, p2
The article reports on the performance of municipal bonds for February 23, 2005. Helped by a benign consumer price index report, municipal bonds finished higher yesterday and longer-dated Treasuries managed to hold on to their gains even as the minutes of the February Federal Open Market...
- Upward bias in the CPI. Schulkin, Peter A. // Challenge (05775132);Sep/Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p59
This article analyzes the upward bias of the consumer price index (CPI) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S. for the year 1993. The importance of CPI, the standard for measuring inflation in the U.S. cannot be overstated. Very small percentage increases in the CPI represent...
- The Pricing of Embedded Options in Real Estate Lease Contracts. Buetow Jr., Gerald W.; Albert, Joseph D. // Journal of Real Estate Research;1998, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p253
Leases and rental agreements often have options attached or embedded in them. These options sometimes depend on a number of economic variables such as the Consumer Price Index (CPI), a real estate index and/or the value of real estate underlying the agreement. The evaluation of these options...