Inflation Archive

Economic Indicators: Weekly Update for July 22, 2011

Every week the Research staff analyzes key data releases and explain what they mean for you and your business. In this update, we give the highlights of the most important data releases for the week of July 18-July 22,...

Inflation on the Horizon?

Consumer prices fell modestly in the past month because of a measurable decrease in energy costs.  However, one month does not set a trend.  The broad trend points to increasing inflationary pressure.  Here is the raw data on prices:...

Daily Economic Update: 10-Year Treasury, Builder Confidence

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights the 10-year treasury and the Home Builder’s Housing Market Index....

Daily Economic Update: FOMC

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and mortgage purchase applications....

Inflation is Picking Up

Inflation is creeping up everywhere.  Officially, prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index are up by 3.1 percent as of April compared to one year ago.  Officially, this increase is said to be of little concern, because this...