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Turkish Government Wages War With "Price-Gouging Terrorist, Traitors" As Food Inflation Soars

Food prices in Turkey have been soaring since the lira's sharp, violent depreciation last summer. The rise in prices is not only a result of the currency's depreciation which made the Turkish lira one of the worst performing currencies .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2019

Why your inflation rate won't match the Consumer Price Index: A Foolish Take

Think you see bigger price increases for food, shelter, medical care, transportation and/or energy than the government's numbers suggest? Here's why.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 22nd, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation flat in November on decline in gas prices, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices helped cushion the blow of higher rent and prescription drug prices in November and help keep inflation at bay, fresh government figures show. The consumer price index, or cost of living, was unchanged in November.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

Zimbabwe"s Inflation Rate Balloons To 20.85%: The Unofficial Rate Is Likely Higher

Via TechZim.co.zw, Following a spate of recent price hikes that had a 2008 feel and even included price control threats from the government it comes as no surprise that Zimbabwe’s year to date inflation figure has ballooned. According the ZimStat.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2018

Turkey Reveals Plans to Tame Inflation

The Turkish government unveiled measures aimed at reining in double-digit inflation that has helped erode investor confidence in the country and contributed to a sharp depreciation of the currency this year......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018

Lira Develops an Immunity to Turkish Inflation

A moderate reaction to soaring price gains reflects serious concern about economic growth. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 3rd, 2018

Turkey Slashes Growth Forecasts to Cool Inflation

The Turkish government slashed projections for growth over the next several years, signaling that it would seek to cool the country’s debt-fueled economic boom and rein in double-digit inflation......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Turkey Slashes Growth Forecasts in Bid to Cool Inflation

The Turkish government slashed projections for growth over the next several years, signaling that it would seek to cool the country’s debt-fueled economic boom and rein in double-digit inflation......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Over 500 reports of price gouging in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

Companies in North Carolina were reportedly gouging necessary items like food, water and gas during Hurricane Florence. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 17th, 2018

Companies are being accused of price-gouging on food, water, and gas during Hurricane Florence

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Victims of Hurricane Florence say that business in North Carolin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2018

Wages Are Rising. Will Inflation Follow?

Should wages accelerate, some analysts expect the gains to power more consumer spending, leading to a cycle of price increases throughout the economy.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 9th, 2018

Turkey Inflation Soars To 15 Year High As Central Bank Pledges Imminent Rate Hike

With the Turkish lira plunging, it was not exactly a surprise that Turkish inflation data reported today came even hotter than expected, with inflation jumping a su.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 3rd, 2018

U.S. CPI up 0.2% in July, core prices also up 0.2%

The consumer price index rose 0.2% in July, the Labor Department said Friday. After stripping out volatile gas and food, the more closely followed core rate of inflation also r.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

The price of food: What groceries are driving up food bills? A look at the Top 20

The price of all food has risen 26.8% over the past 10 years, outpacing the 21.9% inflation rate over the same period. Several factors generally affect food p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 16th, 2018

Consumer price index climbs 0.2% in April

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The consumer price index rose 0.2% in April, the government said Thursday, a tick below the forecast of economists polled by MarketWatch. A more closely followed measure that strips out food and energy.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Producer Price Growth Slows As Food Prices Tumble

Having reached its highest in 6 years in March, Producer Price inflation slowed notably in April for both the headline and core datasets,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2018

CPI Up 0.2% as Fresh Vegetables Soar in April

The Consumer Price Index for April reversed last month's course and rose by 0.2%.  Inflation increases were across the board.  Food rose 0.2%, energy 1.1% and all other items together in.....»»

Category: blogSource: economicpopulistApr 27th, 2018

Pepsi, Hershey, UPS and other earnings reports hint that inflation pressure is mounting

Inflation is beginning to show up in first-quarter earnings with a slew of reports on Thursday highlighting the pressure on margins from the rising costs of a range of raw materials, from fuel to freight costs to food and even wages......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

Inflation is starting to show up in earnings

Inflation is beginning to show up in first-quarter earnings with a slew of reports on Thursday highlighting the pressure on margins from the rising costs of a range of raw materials, from fuel to freight costs to food and even wages......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

U.K. ETFs in the Spotlight as Inflation Ticks Down

UK Inflation rate falls while wages rise; economists' view of a rate hike next month unchanged. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that consumer price.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 19th, 2018

Sugar prices decline as govt looks to crack down on mills for arrears

The central government's threat of strong action against sugar mills for mounting arrears of payment to cane farmers has come along with a sustained fall in the price of sugar.Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said he wrote l.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018