Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

Comerica Economic Weekly

Inflation heated up in February as petroleum prices climbed on geopolitical tensions. Global spare production capacity remains tight due to civil unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Added to that pressure are U.S. and European sanctions against Iran … Continue reading

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February CPI, PPI, IP/CU

Oil Prices Stoke Inflation, Production Waffles with Warm Weather The December Consumer Price Index increased by 0.4 percent, as gasoline gained 6.0 percent. The core CPI gained just 0.1 percent in December, and is up 2.2 percent over the last … Continue reading

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