August 20, 2014
From July 2013 to July 2014, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 2.0 percent before seasonal adjustment, a slight decline from the 2.1 percent figure for the 12 months ending June. Full Text »
Electronic retailing, or e-commerce, is becoming an increasingly important activity within the U.S. economy. As a component of the retail trade index within the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (PPI) program, the electronic retailing index measures changes in margins received by retailers who conduct sales transactions online.
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Complete the statement with the correct percentages:
Among people who had completed a bachelor's degree or more education and were no longer enrolled in school, __________ were employed in civilian jobs during October when age 25. In comparison, __________ of high school dropouts were employed in civilian jobs in the October they were age 25.
Complete the statement with the annual percent increase in the price for gold ores:
In 2012, price increases for gold slowed, rising less than they had in each of the previous 4 years. The __________ increase in 2012 was the smallest yearly increase since the 2.6-percent advance in 2008.