Month: August 2018

#Inflation #Deflation

Consumer price changes, depending on which side you are on, buyer or seller, was both good and bad over the past year. Overall, U.S. inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, rose 2.9%. For energy producers, the 26% rise in gasoline prices was a boost, not so, for drivers. TV manufacturers cratered down a

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Q2-2018 Productivity increased at a 2.9% annual rate, the highest growth rate since Q2-2015.

#PositiveNews Q2-2018 Productivity increased at a 2.9% annual rate, the highest growth rate since Q2-2015. The two most important criteria for economic growth, in my opinion, are employment expansion and productivity. Productivity growth, at 2.9%, stands well above its 1.1% five-year average. Productivity growth measures the average worker’s economic contribution; the higher the productivity the

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