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  1. Republic Reports Another Steady Quarter of Price and Volume Growth, yet Margins Suffer

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    Fri, 31 Oct 2014

    price indexes for decades. With the industry accustomed to average yearly price increases close to 3%, a persistently low CPI environment is a headwind. Republic's pricing mix is particularly challenging, given that only 60% of contracts are linked

  2. The Fed’s Quantitative Easing Officially Ends

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    Thu, 30 Oct 2014

    in a rush to hike rates, and the pace of hikes may remain slow. No matter which inflation reading you prefer— CPI , core CPI , PCE or core PCE—the trend remains low. Now What? The end of the Fed’s bond-buying programs means that

  3. UPDATE 1-S.Africa cbank's Marcus says CPI targets reduce price pressure

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    Thu, 30 Oct 2014

    PRETORIA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - South Africa's central bank defended its inflation targeting policy on Thursday, saying it had helped reduce price pressures and contributed to more favourable economic growth.

  4. Bogle: Little Wiggle Room for Investment Returns

    Video Reports

    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    Morningstar says 2.5% actually. So you're down to zero. So what can an investor do? Well you can't change the cost of living CPI . You can hope it doesn't go up too much. (Well, if it went up, maybe the earnings would grow faster. It's kind of two

    CPI found at 3:11

    can an investor do? Well you can't change the cost of living CPI . You can hope it doesn't go up too much. (Well, if it went up, maybe the earnings would grow faster. It's kind
  5. No New News in Rayonier Quarterly Release; Switching Costs Keep Us Optimistic for the Long Term

    Commentary

    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    negotiating position than it has enjoyed in the past decade. Gone are the days of consistent CPI -plus price increases. But, has this become a consistent CPI -minus business overnight? We doubt it. Switching costs remain. Chemical companies can

  6. Domestic and Foreign Cash Methodology Overview

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    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    determination of long-run real exchange rate targets Relative PPP Reversion = 1/20 x ln(Real ( CPI adjusted) Exchange Rate 10YrAvg /Real ( CPI adjusted) Exchange Rate current ) <PAGEBREAK>In forecasting PPP reversion, one must determine both

  7. 5 Tailwinds to Consumer Spending

    Video Reports

    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    quarter. Glaser: And how about inflation? We had some new Consumer Price Index data. We're still kind of in that low-inflation environment ..... market. But the other thing that we saw in today's Consumer Price Index release is that rents are beginning to move up, and I

    Consumer Price Index found at 3:35, 4:30

    the fourth quarter. Glaser: And how about inflation? We had some new Consumer Price Index data. We're still kind of in that low-inflation environment. Do you think that will have an impact here? Johnson: I think that
    the new-homes market. But the other thing that we saw in today's Consumer Price Index release is that rents are beginning to move up, and I actually thought this overall report might show some deflation--that we'd actually
  8. Inflation: Not Entirely Tame

    Headlines

    Sat, 25 Oct 2014

    according to this week's CPI report for September, and ..... but not Entirely The headline Consumer Price Index inflation growth for September ..... single biggest component of the CPI calculation, so big moves ..... 5% and food is 14% of the CPI calculation. The good news

  9. When Will Rates Potentially Rise?

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    inflation, the Personal Consumption Expenditures Index, rose 1.6% in July from 12 months before. Another measure, the Consumer Price Index , rose 1.7% in August from a year ago. Both indices are still below the Fed’s 2% target, but as the labor market continues to improve

  10. Strategic Beta: Marrying Active Management Insights With the Discipline of Rules-Based Investing

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    proposed, and it will be phased in evenly over four years rather than two. It also ties annual rate increases to the urban consumer price index beginning in 2010. The last provision exactly matches our existing projections, but it removes the uncertainty around

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