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  • Such sustained inflation raises fears over so-called second-round effects, where workers demand higher wages to offset increased living costs.

    Euro-Zone Data Provide Rate-Rise Fuel

  • Unlike in previous months when inflation was largely driven by food and energy, March's increase was fueled by other prices, particularly apparel, an indication that businesses are increasingly able to pass along their own cost increases to consumers, in what economists call "second-round" effects.

    Record Euro-Zone Inflation Presses on Policy Makers

  • The ECB is concerned about so-called second-round effects, when companies raise prices and workers demand more pay to compensate for soaring energy and food costs, entrenching faster inflation. -- Top News

  • Policy makers are concerned about so-called second-round effects, when companies increase prices and boost wages to compensate for higher costs, entrenching faster inflation. -- Top News

  • ECB officials are worried that workers will demand higher wages in compensation for rising energy and food costs -- so- called second-round effects that could entrench faster inflation. -- Top News

  • The Scot will play in the second-round match against Luxembourg, in the third tier of the event.

    Andy Murray loses to Donald Young in BNP Paribas Open second round

  • That gives the ECB greater confidence in seeking to pre-empt second-round inflation effects, which crucially have yet to show up in either the euro zone or the U.K.

    U.K., Euro-Zone Rate Divide to Persist

  • Ryan and his team were successful in the last meeting with New England—a second-round playoff contest that the Jets took 28-21—throwing an array of blitzes and looks at Brady.

    An Unfriendly Game of Chess

  • People familiar with the matter have said Asda and Farmfoods have made a first round bid for the chain and second-round bids are expected toward the end of January.

    Asda Bucks U.K. Retail Gloom

  • The baseball career of Weeden, who was a second-round pick, played out like this: After two seasons in the Yankees organization, he was traded to the Dodgers in a deal in which the Yankees received Kevin Brown.

    This Is a Man With a Backup Plan


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