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Canadian CPI posts March increase
Canada's Consumer Price Index rose 1.5% in the 12 months to March, following a 1.1% increase in February, according to Statistics Canada. The larger year-over-year rise in the March CPI compared with February was led by energy prices, which rose 4.6% in the 12 months to March. For more, click here...
4/17/2014


Consumer sentiment hits highest point since July
Consumer confidence in the U.S. hit its highest level since last July, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment. The index was at a reading of 82.6 this month, up from a four-month low of 80 in March. Further improvement in the labor market following a weather-related slowdown earlier in the year was cited for the gain. For more, click here...
4/11/2014


U.S. construction spending edges higher
Construction spending during February was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $945.7 billion, 0.1% higher than the revised January estimate and 8.7% above the February 2013 estimate, according to the Census Bureau. Residential construction was at a SAAR of $360.4 billion in February, 0.8% below the revised January estimate. For more, click here...
4/1/2014


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