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Retreat from globalization adds to inflation risks

Live Mint 05 Dec 2021
Kristin Forbes, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist, has found that those parts of the consumer-price index influenced by global factors, such as commodity prices, currency fluctuations and global value chains, drove half the changes in the index between 2015 and 2017, up from about 25% in the early 1990s.
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Metropolitan Atlanta inflation skyrockets

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Dec 2021
In Atlanta, whose population of 6.1 million makes it the ninth biggest metro area in the country, the elevated inflation rate partly stems from its lower starting point, said Mark Vitner, a senior economist at Wells Fargo. A quarterly cost-of-living index from the nonprofit ...
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Service-sector growth skyrockets

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Dec 2021
Those troubles are showing up in the index as longer supplier delivery times and rising prices which register as strengths for the services sector ... economist for Capital Economics. The increase in November was led by a rise in the business activity index and a gain in the employment index. The new orders index remained at an elevated reading of 69.7.
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Growth in US service sector reaches new heights in November

Times Argus 03 Dec 2021
Those troubles are showing up in the index as longer supplier delivery times and rising prices which register as strengths for the services sector ... economist for Capital Economics. The increase in November was led by a rise in the business activity index and a gain in the employment index. The new orders index remained at an elevated reading of 69.7.
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US service sector growth reaches new heights in November, jobless rate sinks to 4.2%

The Times of India 03 Dec 2021
Those troubles are showing up in the index as longer supplier delivery times and rising prices, which register as strengths for the services sector ... The increase in November was led by a rise in the business activity index and a gain in the employment index. The new orders index remained at an elevated reading of 69.7.
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Agribusiness Confidence Index soars to second highest level since inception

Independent online (SA) 03 Dec 2021
FNB Agri-Business senior agricultural economist Paul Makube said that unlike the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index that remained stable at 43 index points in the final quarter, the Agbiz-IDC Agribusiness Confidence cruised to a second record high was indicative of robust domestic ...
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U.S. service sector activity gauge hits record high in November - ISM survey

Yahoo Daily News 03 Dec 2021
The Institute for Supply Management said on Friday its non-manufacturing activity index increased to 69.1 last month, the highest reading since the series started in 1997, from 66.7 in October ... Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the index falling to 65 ... Longer delivery times accounted for some of the surprise increase in the services index.
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U.S. service sector activity gauge hits record high in November – ISM survey

Metro USA 03 Dec 2021
The Institute for Supply Management said on Friday its non-manufacturing activity index increased to 69.1 last month, the highest reading since the series started in 1997, from 66.7 in October ... Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the index falling to 65 ... Longer delivery times accounted for some of the surprise increase in the services index.
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Instant view: US November payrolls rise falls far short

Metro USA 03 Dec 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S ... Nonfarm payrolls increased by 210,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast payrolls advancing by 550,000 jobs ... Wages increased further. MARKET REACTION. ... The dollar index was up 0.1% ... PETER CARDILLO, CHIEF MARKET ECONOMIST, SPARTAN CAPITAL SECURITIES, NEW YORK ... .
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Turkey's annual inflation rate at 21.31% in November

Anadolu Agency 03 Dec 2021
A group of 24 economists projected an average annual ... On a monthly basis, the consumer price index saw a hike of 3.51% in November.
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Turkey’s self-inflicted currency meltdown

Asiatimes 03 Dec 2021
Installed after the 2015 presidential elections, the current economic model is rooted in the idea that low-interest-rate policies are disinflationary – a theory put forth by 20th-century American economist Irving Fisher ... Former treasury adviser and economist Mahfi Egilmez is convinced that Erdogan’s trust in this strategy is misplaced.
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Omarova Shouldn't Be Overseeing our Banks

The Lufkin News 03 Dec 2021
Journals and newspapers burst with warnings from private economists over recent years that Federal Reserve monetary policy will ... Since the Fed’s creation in 1913, per economist and blogger Mark Perry, the consumer price index has increased by “27.25 times which has caused the U.S.
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Business conditions in manufacturing remain subdued in the next six months

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
The Absa Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) released yesterday recorded a solid increase in November, rising to a five-month high following weak conditions in the third quarter ... Investec economist Lara Hodes also noted that the index measuring expectations with respect to future business conditions lost ground in November.
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Tel Aviv was ranked the world's most expensive city to live in after the Israeli ...

Business Insider 01 Dec 2021
Francesco Russo/View Pictures/Universal Images Group/Getty Images Tel Aviv topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living Index this year ... The Israeli city of Tel Aviv has become the most expensive city in the world to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2021.
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Tel Aviv is the world’s most expensive city to live in, study finds

Cleveland Jewish News 01 Dec 2021
1 in the annual Worldwide Cost of Living index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research arm of The Economist Group. The London-based media company also publishes The Economist magazine ... rose in 2021, but the EIU index does not factor those into its research.
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