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2010-06-08 08:15:00

YONKERS, N.Y., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Months of modest improvements have been swept away, the latest numbers show consumers have taken a step back facing increases in financial difficulties and a soured employment picture, according to Consumer Reports Index June report.

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.

2010-03-09 08:31:00

YONKERS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow job creation continues to drag on the economy, according to the Consumer Reports Index for March.

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.

2009-12-14 08:15:00

Electronics and small appliances purchases lead a reluctant holiday rally YONKERS, N.Y., Dec.

2009-10-13 09:12:00

Consumers Show Little Interest in Buying Early For Upcoming Holiday Shopping Season YONKERS, N.Y., Oct.

2009-09-29 13:06:19

The S&P/Case-Shiller price index said U.S. home prices in 18 of 20 cities monitored increased in July over June. Prices declined only in Seattle, down 0.1 percent, and Las Vegas, down 1.1 percent.

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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.


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