Archive for January 20th, 2010

Deeper Analysis

U.S. and Canadian Consumer Price Inflation

January 20, 2010

Seasonally adjusted consumer prices dipped 0.1% in December but firmed 0.4% in the United States.  The December-over-December CPI increases were respectively 1.8% in the U.S. and 1.3% in Canada.  Canada enjoyed an even greater advantage in comparisons of whole 2009 inflation, where the readings were merely 0.1% in Canada but 2.7% on average in the […] More

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China and Greece Weigh on Investor Psychology

January 20, 2010

Markets continue to obsess about Greece’s fiscal problems.  Stark of the ECB said that fiscal rules mustn’t be bent to accommodate Greece and stressed that the euro area economic recovery will be uneven and slow.  The euro fell below $1.4200 and lost 0.9% against the dollar.  The Swiss franc also fell 0.9%, while sterling is […] More