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- abbr. consumer price index
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False CPI numbers: The key is how the official Consumer Price Index~ the CPI~ is also being used to brainwash the public.
The MPC judged that downward risks to inflation in the medium term had increased, even though in the short term CPI is likely to rise above 5%, and that the outlook for growth was murky.
Ministers may pretend that the CPI is a more accurate measure for pensioners because it excludes housing costs but pensioners will give a hollow laugh at any idea that they don't pay council tax, which is excluded from CPI.
When you strip out volatile food and energy, it was also a decline, very rare to see a decline in what we call the CPI, that core inflation rate.
When a consumer finds a title CPI will take the money and dispatch the book.
The Dow Jones consensus forecast for September CPI is 3.5%, and analysts generally agree that a higher-than-expected number could signal further rate increases.
They set up what Brazilians call a Parliamentary Inquiry Commission (CPI is the abbreviation in Portuguese) to scrutinize supposed irregularities in the company.
The CPI is going to confront Petrobras and Federal Revenue, when it is going to verify possible tax operations, which are worth compensation [of R$ 4 billion (US$ 1.9 billion) to the state-owned company] […]
Interest rates are still positive, even if CPI is falling, because of time preference.
In other words, if CPI is -. 5%, interest rates will be closer to 2% and investments will be discounted at an extremely low rate.
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