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Gain in consumer prices could keep a Fed rate increase on track

...short-term interest rates from record lows next month.The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in October after falling...imports such as clothes and cars less expensive.The consumer price index has risen a mere 0.2 percent from a year ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-17/gain-consumer-prices-could
Social Security increase unlikely for 2016

...Thurs day, when it releases the Consumer Price Index for September. Inflation...cost-of-living adjustment is based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and...adjustment is calculated by comparing consumer prices in July, August and September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-11/social-security-increase-unlikely-2
Business events scheduled for the coming week

...Department releases business inventories for July, 10 a.m.WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16WASHINGTON - Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for August, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-11/business-events-scheduled-
Business events scheduled for the coming week

...Oct. 15WASHINGTON - Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for September, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-09/business-events-scheduled-
Business events scheduled for October

...Oct. 15WASHINGTON - Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for September, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-25/business-events-scheduled-
Social Security at 80: Modest changes could save program

...retirement age to 69 in 2027. This option would wipe out 29 percent of the shortfall.___COLAsEach year, if consumer prices increase, Social Security benefits go up as well. By law, the increases are pegged to an inflation index. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-11/social-security-80-modest-chang
The week ahead

...Commerce Department releases housing starts for March, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.FRIDAY? Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-12/week-ahead
Higher interest rates likely with steady job gains

...the past year compared with overseas currencies. That's also depressing an already unusually low inflation rate. Consumer prices rose just 0.1 percent in June compared with a year ago. Excluding the volatile food and gas categories, they've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-09/higher-interest-rates-like
Rising gas prices push inflation up modestly in June

...modestly in June, leaving overall consumer prices higher than they were a year...Economists say the tick up in consumer prices makes it more likely the Federal...Department said Friday that its consumer price index rose 0.3 percent last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-17/rising-gas-prices-push-inf
Business news

...said in a note to clients.Consumer prices plunge in JanuaryWASHINGTON...gas prices last month lowered consumer prices by the most in six years. But...energy costs, prices rose.The consumer price index fell 0.7 percent in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/business-news