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Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers

Money Headlines - 17 hours 16 min ago

Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Sep 2014
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Unemployment Rate:
5.9% in Sep 2014
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Payroll Employment:
+248,000(p) in Sep 2014
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Average Hourly Earnings:
-$0.01(p) in Sep 2014
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Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.1%(p) in Sep 2014
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Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2014
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Productivity:
+2.3%(r) in 2nd Qtr of 2014
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U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.5% in Sep 2014
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U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in Sep 2014
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$20-an-Hour Fast Food Jobs, but No Minimum Wage

Labor and Economic News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:04
$20-an-Hour Fast Food Jobs, but No Minimum Wage

Burger King employees make a living wage in Denmark, where unions are strong. That’s not the case in the U.S., and some labor activists and liberal scholars are asking why.
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