Consumer Price Index


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Consumer Price Index:

see cost of livingcost of living,
amount of money needed to buy the goods and services necessary to maintain a specified standard of living. The cost of living is closely tied to rates of inflation and deflation.
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Most likely, measurement issues are not much more difficult in this regard than in the construction of cost-of-living adjustments for wages and benefits, and the not seasonally adjusted consumer price index will probably fit the bill.
For the first half as a whole, the Composite Consumer Price Index rose 4.
The porter's wage or Consumer Price Index adjustment of rent, when joined with tax escalations, better protect owners against inflation and preserve the rental income, he added.
With technical assistance from the International Monetary Fund, CAS has resumed the consumer price index for Lebanon," a statement by the state-run statistics body said Monday.
The year-on-year rise in the consumer price index was unchanged in June from May, at 0.
These include: Unemployment Rate, Consumer Price Index, New Housing Starts, New Homes Sold, Leisure and Hospitality Employment, Department Store Inventory Price Index, Producer Price Index for industrial commodities, Price Index for gasoline, Productivity (Non-Farm) and the Index of Consumer Sentiment.
5 percent in June 2010 from June 2009, according to the center administration of statistics' Consumer Price Index, as reported by Lebanon's Byblos Bank this week.
US Consumer Price Index (MAR) - April 15 At 8:30 ET, the release of the March reading of the US consumer price index (CPI) is likely to highlight the ultra-slow pace of price growth in the US economy.
0% - the main contributor to a moderation in the growth of the consumer price index.
The Consumer Price Index, a closely watched gauge of inflation, went up 0.
CHICAGO -- Bernie Schaeffer, editor of Schaeffer's Daily Bulletin newsletter, explains that the consumer price index increase supported the Fed's muted warning of inflation.
Summary: In the UK, anemic economic growth is set to bring inflation lower, with the Consumer Price Index expected to decline to just 2.

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