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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
US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...Domestic airfare continues to outpace inflation, rising 2.7 percent compared to the 2.1 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index.Airfare has gone up 10.7 percent in the past five years ? after adjusting for inflation ? according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-04/us-airfares-rise-outpacing
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
Social Security recipients will see another tiny increase

...Many people who get SSI also receive Social Security.By law, the cost-of-living adjustment is based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, or CPI-W, a broad measure of consumer prices generated by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-22/social-security-recipients
Mild consumer price increases, rising builder confidence aid US economic growth

...That could boost growth and help lift American manufacturers out from their slump.Tuesday's data showed:? The consumer price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent in September, the Labor Department said, driven by higher gas prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-17/mild-consumer-price-increa
Our path to living off our investments

...dollar amounts in today's dollars, making the calculations a lot easier. This 3% number is based both on the Consumer Price Index and on Warren Buffett's projections for the future.What about you? You can adjust that number as you wish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-09-13/our-path-
Inflation 0.2 percent in October

...as prices rose for consumer goods from fruits and vegetables to gasoline and baby clothes. The seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index climbed 0.2 percent, after remaining unchanged in September, the Labor Department said today. Still, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/18/bus_244981.shtml
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Consumer prices edge up just 0.1 percent

...meat, oranges and airline fares. February marked the third consecutive monthly rise of that tiny magnitude in the Consumer Price Index, the Labor Department said today. And it left the seasonally adjusted inflation rate for the first two months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/bus_256581.shtml
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...month -- a pace that could lead to the smallest yearly increase in 11 years. The Labor Department said Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased at a 1.8 percent annual rate during the first 10 months of 1997. If the pace continues for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/19/biz_217714.shtml
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