- Inflation on target despite energy hikes. Burnett, Helen // Fund Strategy;2/20/2006, p10
The article reports on the effects of energy prices on inflation in Great Britain. According to the Bank of England, inflation will remain close to the 2 percent target in 2006. Despite of this, volatility in inflation will result from movements in energy prices. Consumer price index will be...
- Opportunity amid the crisis. Hyland, Patrick // LP/Gas;Jun2001, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p2
Comments on the energy crisis in the United States. National energy policy proposed by United States President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney; Increase in the prices of gasoline; Details on the initiative of Bush in addressing the problem.
- QUARTERLY OUTLOOK. Schunk, Donald L. // Business & Economic Review;Jan-Mar2006, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p31
This article presents information on the U.S. economy. The author observes that the economy is sound. The Federal Reserve has been committed to a policy of warding off any inflationary pressures by raising its target for the federal funds rate. The author also informs that the energy prices...
- Jumps at the Pump: Add to the Price of Gas. Lieberman, Ben // Consumers' Research Magazine;May2002, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p29
Explains the factors that determine the price of gasoline in the United States. Reaction of consumers to the sudden increase of gasoline prices in 2000 and 2001; Fluctuations of gasoline price; Prediction on the increase of gasoline price.
- Competition in gas and electricity: companies profit, consumers pay. Wright, Philip // Consumer Policy Review;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
Gas and electricity prices for domestic consumers have been rising faster than inflation since the UK gas and electricity markets ceased to be subject to any form of price control regulation in 2002. This research, commissioned by Which?, finds that, in order to increase profits, gas prices have...
- A peek at peak oil -- not a pretty picture. Morgan, Maureen // Fairfield County Business Journal;11/5/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 45, p13
The author reflects on the implications of global view of oil prices and resources for the economy in the U.S. She notes that the price of gas is still not above what it was in the early 1970s, when adjusted for inflation. She stresses that the market has been touted as the great solver of...
- Extending Tax Cuts Is a White House Priority. HOXTER, CURTIS J. // Caribbean Business;11/10/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 44, p8
The article reports that worldwide concern about inflation were stoked by official figures, showing U.S. prices rising at their fastest rate for 14 years and warnings from European central bankers over wage increases. In the U.S., annual headline inflation rose to 4.7% in September 2005, its...
- Karachi Keeps Climbing. // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/25/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 31, p8
Focuses on the cuts made by the State Bank of Pakistan on its key discount rate as of November 25, 2002. Decline in the inflation rate in fiscal year 2001 to 2002; Performance of the Karachi Stock Exchange; Implications of political progress on the economy.
- The Band Plays On In Hungary. // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/20/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 38, p13
Focuses on the policy strategy of the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) as of January 2003. Drop in the forint; Factors which contribute to inflation; Recommended course of action for the NBH to restore its fiscal and inflationary credentials.