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2010-07-07 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, RetireSafe, representing over 400,000 older Americans, held a Capitol Hill briefing presenting an important academic study focused on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and its critical impact on seniors.

2010-05-17 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today RetireSafe, representing 400,000 senior-citizen supporters across America, praised U.S. Representatives John "Jimmy" Duncan, Jr.

2010-04-21 14:02:00

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (www.roslandcapital.com ), had the following commentary based on recent developments: Friday's news that America's most distinguished and powerful investment firm had been charged with securities fraud by the U.S.

2010-04-19 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.4 percent in March, following a 0.4 percent gain in February, and a 0.6 percent rise in January. The U.S.

2010-01-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(TM) (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.1 percent in December, following a 1.0 percent gain in November, and a 0.3 percent rise in October.

2009-12-28 16:32:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us today discussed the biggest threat to the U.S. economy in 2010. In 2009, we saw the monetary inflation created by the Federal Reserve's zero percent interest rates drive up the prices of U.S.

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2009-09-17 10:20:00

Falling commodity prices have coincided with dropping prices in grocery stores, data released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates.

2009-09-17 07:11:26

Canadian consumer prices fell 0.8 percent on an annual basis in August, led largely by a 21.2 percent decline in gas prices, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The August Consumer Price Index decline followed a 0.9 percent dip in July. Excluding energy, the Consumer Price Index rose 1.4 percent between August 2008 and August 2009, StatsCan said. Three of the eight major components reported price declines: transportation, shelter, and clothing and footwear.

2009-07-17 07:07:14

Canada posted its first deflation in June since November 1994 as consumer prices fell 0.3 percent on an annual basis, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The decline in the Consumer Price Index was attributed to an annual decline of 19 percent in energy products, led by gasoline prices in the transportation sector, which were down 24.3 percent during the past 12 months, the agency said. Excluding energy, the CPI rose 2.1 percent in June. On a monthly basis, the index rose 0.3 percent from May...

2009-06-18 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(TM) (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.2 percent in May, following a 1.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.3 percent decline in March.


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