Rapid, partially unexpected increases in demand for products in China, India, Europe, and the United States have required substantial product price rises
. Arbitrage has caused crude to follow.
Tuvalu, a West Pacific nation whose peak height rises
just 5 meters over sea level, could be uninhabitable within 50 years, some experts say.
Liverpool2001-2002 pounds 490 2002-2003 pounds 490* Price rise
Federal budget surpluses have bolstered national saving, providing additional resources for investment and, hence, contributing to the rise
in the capital stock and our standards of living.
And the experience of the rise
of inflation in the seventies left many thinking that high interest rates are the only cure.
The most significant price rises
this quarter were for domestic holiday travel and accommodation (+6.9%), fruit (+8.1%), vegetables (+7.1%), new dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers (+1.0%), international holiday travel and accommodation (+2.6%) and tobacco (+2.2%).
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For both investors and lenders, the decision to invest requires a belief in the eventual rise
in cash flow from a property.
If the American housing market slumps, personal savings will rise
and consumption will slow, depressing the demand for imports.
Though there was an improvement towards the end of the year, growth of consumption of NR was slower than SR in 2004, causing the share of SR in rubber consumption to rise
In "Deflating the Deflation Myth," we pointed out that "the money supply has risen $67.6 billion, or 9.6 percent, since one year ago," and that "by pumping up the money supply, the Fed forces prices to rise
...." We also asked: "Will Greenspan's call for accelerated inflation [supposedly to fight deflation] be disastrous?" And we answered: "Yes, for the purchasing power of our dollars."
Monomer prices rose more than 20% between November and February and could rise
at least an equal amount again by the end of March.