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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
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
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
End of holiday season boosts applications for US jobless aid

...fell between November and December. The result is that incomes are barely outpacing overall inflation, which, with consumer prices up just 1.3 percent year-over-year, remains below the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-15/end-holiday-season-boosts-
Applications for US jobless aid fall, suggests strong hiring

...increased only 2.1 percent in the past 12 months. That means that incomes are only barely outpacing inflation. Core consumer prices - which excludes volatile energy and food costs - have risen 1.7 percent over the past 12 months.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-08/applications-us-jobless-ai
Economists forecast fast growth in 2015

...below the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target for price increases. The panel projected that the annual increase in consumer prices will hold steady at 1.7 percent next year, the same as what is expected for this year. The modest inflation means...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-08/economists-forecast-fast-g
Deflation looms as Europe's economic bugbear

...member countries, notably Greece, are seeing sustained price falls. At 0.3 percent in the year to November, consumer price inflation in the eurozone is perilously low and way below the ECB's target of just under 2 percent.In effect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/deflation-looms-europes-ec
Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period

...Before its policy announcement Wednesday afternoon, the Fed had received good news on inflation with a report that consumer prices fell by a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent in August, the first monthly drop in prices in 16 months.In August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fed-signals-it-plans-keep-
Augusta food bank expands to serve residents, military

...million pounds of food last year."Between defense downsizing and active-duty pay raises being lower than the Consumer Price Index, Joyce Raezer, executive director of the National Military Family Association, said the number of military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/augusta-food-bank-expands-se
As stocks rise, investors question if it's time to cash out

...five bull markets ended after the Fed increased rates.Inflation doesn't appear to be a problem right now. The consumer price index is up 2 percent in the past 12 months, roughly equivalent to the Fed's target. But that could change fast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/stocks-rise-investors-ques