Economic_Indicators

Economic_Indicators - Look under consumer Price Index and...

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BUSI 223 E CONOMIC I NDICATORS It is important to know what is going on in the economy. Please look up the following websites and attach the answers on the comments section. 1. From Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics ( www.BLS.gov ), go to the Unemployment link and then to the National Unemployment Rate link. Scroll down to "The Employment Situation" it will give you the Unemployment Rate ("UeR" in % for last month) in the first sentence. Report the Unemployment Rate. 9.0% 2. Also from www.BLS.gov , go to “Inflation & Prices”. Go to the consumer price index link. Scroll down to the CPI News Releases.
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Unformatted text preview: Look under consumer Price Index and report the change in CPI-U (Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers). The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3 percent in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today 3. From www.BEA.gov , "The Gross Domestic Product" (GDP) is available. Look at the Gross Domestic Product link under the National Section. View the Gross Domestic Product link next to the news release. Report the quarterly change in GDP. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 1.3 percent....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course BUSINESS LU124475 taught by Professor Prof.johns during the Spring '09 term at Liberty.

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