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Inflation Definition | Investopedia

Inflation Definition | Investopedia | Inflation | Scoop.it
The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising, and, subsequently, purchasing power is falling.
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The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising, and, subsequently, purchasing power is falling. Central banks attempt to stop severe inflation, along with severe deflation, in an attempt to keep the excessive growth of prices to a minimum.

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Inflation: How Is It Measured? | Investopedia

Inflation: How Is It Measured? | Investopedia | Inflation | Scoop.it
Measuring inflation is a difficult problem for government statisticians.
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Measuring inflation is a difficult problem for government statisticians. To do this, a number of goods that are representative of the economy are put together into what is referred to as a "market basket." The cost of this basket is then compared over time. This results in a price index, which is the cost of the market basket today as a percentage of the cost of that identical basket in the starting year

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The Consumer Price Index - Investopedia

Video dành cho thuyết trình về Lạm phát. CPI - The consumer price index.
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Why Is US Inflation So Low? by Martin Feldstein - Project Syndicate

Why Is US Inflation So Low? by Martin Feldstein - Project Syndicate | Inflation | Scoop.it
The main reason why quantitative easing has coexisted with price stability in the US is that, since 2008, the Fed has paid interest on commercial banks' excess reserves, which previously would have been lent to businesses and households.
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In the 1970’s, US money supply grew at an average annual rate of 9.6%, the highest rate in the previous half-century; inflation averaged 7.4%, also a half-century high. In the 1990’s, annual monetary growth averaged only 3.9%, and the average inflation rate was just 2.9%

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Sense 2008 quantitive easing existed with price stability in the United states. Excess reserves were paid to the mercial banks which would of gone to households and businesses.

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Global Inflation Rates

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We think we have it bad here...Although it's widely believed to be underestimated, the CPI in the US is on the lighter side of inflation compared to the 70 other countries listed below.  As shown, the median CPI for the...
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The United States' percentage is at 4.20%, but this means they are still on the lower end of the list. 4.20% is still a bump up, but it isn't the worst on the list

Inflation has gradually risen throughout the years.
-The value of the dollar has gone down since prior years.

-In 1913 a $20 purchase would be equal to paying $472 for the same item in 2013.

-The cumulative rate of inflation would be 2262.4%.

-the price would have multiplied to over 20 times the price of that same item in 1913.

-Over the past 10 years the inflation rate on average has risen 2.8% every year.

 

2003: $25.42       Inflation rate: 27.1

2004: $24.76       Inflation rate: 23.8

2005: $23.95       Inflation rate: 19.8

2006: $23.20       Inflation rate: 16.0

2007: $22.56       Inflation rate: 12.8

2008: $21.73       Inflation rate: 8.6

2009: $21.80       Inflation rate: 9.0

2010: $21.45       Inlfation rate: 7.3

2011: $20.79       Inflation rate: 4.0

2012: $20.37       Inflation rate: 1.9

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Implications of the Government Shutdown on Inflation Estimates :: Randal Verbrugge and Sara Millington :: Economic Trends :: 10.17.13 :: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Implications of the Government Shutdown on Inflation Estimates :: Randal Verbrugge and Sara Millington :: Economic Trends :: 10.17.13 :: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland | Inflation | Scoop.it
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HowStuffWorks "What exactly is inflation?"

HowStuffWorks "What exactly is inflation?" | Inflation | Scoop.it
What exactly is inflation?
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Inflation is when a certain form of currency starts to have less value over time. Mainly two things cause it: people's perception of value, and the economic principle of supply and demand.

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How to Calculate GDP Deflator

See what you can learn on the go with the new Howcast App for iPhone and iPad: http://bit.ly/11ZmFOu Watch more Intermediate Math Skills videos: http://www.h...
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Money Supply

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2008

 

The money supply, had around 1600 billion dollars. 

 it had around 2.2% of inflation

 

In 2009,

 

The money supply had increase to 2200 billion dollars

But the inflation did not increase and went to the opposite direction,

it decrease 0.4%

 

Base on the data, money supply is not the big factor of casuing inflation

 

 

 

 

 

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United States Inflation Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar

United States Inflation Rate | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar | Inflation | Scoop.it
The inflation rate in the United States was recorded at 1.50 percent in August of 2013. Inflation Rate in the United States is reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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How Delayed Inflation Data Mess With Social Security and More

How Delayed Inflation Data Mess With Social Security and More | Inflation | Scoop.it
Wednesday was supposed to bring the government’s monthly report on the consumer price index.
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