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Posts tagged ‘Consumer Price Index’

Owner-equivalent rent unmasked



We all need a place to live and the price that we pay for rent in most areas of the country can lead many to seek homeownership to build up our investment portfolios. But the truth of the matter is whether we rent or own a home we always have a watchful eye on how much of a bite the cost of shelter…

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Inflation wars: top-down versus bottom-up data



As the old saying goes, there are two sides to every story. This saying holds true for the latest inflation data. For instance, the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Personal Consumer Expenditure (PCE) inflation data have fallen flat. But, the “macro” environment suggests that inflation…

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