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  1. Venezuelans Flock to Cryptocoins When Inflation Explodes

    Soylentnews.org - Technology 06.19 / 20:59 soylentnews.org
    kaszz writes:Venezuelans flock to BTC, the digital currency as inflation has spiraled to the triple digits, debasing the the venezuelan currency, the bolivar (VEF) and depleting savings. Citizens struggle to find everything from food to medicine on store shelves. Ryan Taylor, chief executive officer of crypto currency Dash Core says "If you're going to be in something volatile, you might as well be in something that's volatile and rising than volatile and falling,". Crypto currency Dash…
  2. European Central Bank still failing to meet inflation objective

    Wsws.org - World Economy 06.19 / 20:02 wsws.org
    Structural changes in the European economy mean low wages along with part-time and casual employment are becoming the “new n…
  3. ‘Hard pressed households feeling inflation squeeze’ – Bradley

    Newrytimes.com - Northern Ireland 06.19 / 18:26 newrytimes.com
    SDLP Economy Spokesperson Sinead Bradley MLA has said families being financially squeezed by a rise in inflation and the cost of living needs urgently addressed. Speaking to Newry Times, she said, “Hard pressed households across the North are struggling even more as the biggest price rises in four years begin to bite. "The latest information […
  4. Pakistani inflation rises to 5.02 percent – statistics bureau

    Channel24.pk - Business 06.19 / 17:28 channel24.pk
    Web Desk (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan’s inflation rate rose to 5.02 percent year-on-year in May from 4.78 percent a month earlier, the state Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. MORE: Pakistan inflation rises to 5.02 percent – statistics bureau https://t.co/d42EsyRobr — Reuters Pakistan (@ReutersPakistan) June 1, 2017 On a month-on-month basis, prices were roughly flat, inching […] The post Pakistani inflation rises to 5.02 percent – statistics bureau appeared f…
  5. Takata ‘may never recover’ from faulty airbag inflator crisis

    Automotiveworld.com - Auto 06.19 / 17:18 automotiveworld.com
    Rebuilding its image after its faulty airbags caused the death of several vehicle occupants could prove too difficult for the supplier. By Michael Nash The post Takata ‘may never recover’ from faulty airbag inflator crisis appeared first on Automotive Wor…
  6. Alabama Ignored Rules, Inflated Graduation Rate, Audit Finds

    Blogs.edweek.org - High School Sports 06.19 / 16:09 blogs.edweek.org
    A federal audit finds that Alabama inflated its high school graduation rate by counting alternative diplomas, students who hadn't earned enough credit and, in one case, a student who had…
  7. 11-year-old girl electrocuted while playing on inflatable raft

    NYPost-Crime 06.19 / 15:15 nypost.com
    An 11-year-old New Jersey girl was electrocuted as she played with her friends in a lagoon over the weekend, police said. The victim, identified by local reports as Kayla Matos of Newark, was swimming with her two friends and using an inflatable raft behind a home in Toms River, NJ, on Saturday when the…
  8. Get ready to pay more for meat this summer, food inflation researchers say

    Cbc.ca - Business 06.19 / 13:37 www.cbc.ca
    Your grocery bill may not rise by quite as much as Canada's leading food price experts expected this year, but there's one section where you should expect to pay even more: the…
  9. VIDEO: How rising inflation affects investment portfolios

    Yourmoney.com - Money 06.19 / 12:59 yourmoney.com
    Inflation has overshot the Bank of England's 2% target for the fourth month in a row. The impact on savings and borrowers is apparent, but how does rising inflation impact investment portfolios? The post VIDEO: How rising inflation affects investment portfolios appeared first on Your…
  10. Food inflation forecast lowered despite jump expected in meat prices: report

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 06.19 / 10:40 www.ctvnews.ca
    The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of…
  11. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Cbc.ca - Nova Scotia 06.19 / 10:35 www.cbc.ca
    The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of…
  12. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Canada.com - Business 06.19 / 09:25 www.canada.com
    TORONTO — The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of…
  13. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Local2.ca - Ontario 06.19 / 08:40 local2.ca
    TORONTO — The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of m…
  14. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Local2.ca - Ontario 06.19 / 08:40 local2.ca
    TORONTO — The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of m…
  15. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Citynews.ca - Canada 06.19 / 08:38 www.citynews.ca
    TORONTO – The researchers behind Canada’s annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of meat. The mid-year forecast update by researchers from Dalhousie University in Halifax projects grocery and restaurant food prices will rise…
  16. Forecast for food inflation lowered, but meat prices to jump in 2017: report

    Newstalk650.com - Canada 06.19 / 08:30 newstalk650.com
    TORONTO — The researchers behind Canada's annual food price report say that while they expect food inflation to be slightly lower this year than previously estimated, shoppers should expect big jumps in the price of meat. The mid-year forecast update by researchers from Dalhousie University in Halifax projects grocery and restaurant food prices will rise between three and four per cent this year, rather than the three to five per cent they anticipated back in December. However, meat will b…
  17. StanChart Research expects May headline inflation to ease

    Thestar.com.my - Business 06.19 / 06:26 thestar.com.my
    KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered research expects Malaysia's headline inflation to ease slightly to 3.9% in May this year, from 4.4% in…
  18. Facebook Strikes Back At Marketers Suing Over Inflated Video Metrics

    Mediapost.com - Media 06.19 / 05:08 mediapost.com
    Facebook is pressing a judge to dismiss claims by marketers who are suing the company over inflated video…
  19. Venezuelans Flock To Cryptocoins Amid Spiralling Inflation

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 06.17 / 22:53 tech.slashdot.org
    An anonymous reader quotes Bloomberg: Demand for digital coins is soaring in Venezuela amid an escalating political crisis that has protesters demanding that President Nicolas Maduro step down. Inflation has spiraled to the triple digits, debasing the bolivar and depleting savings, while citizens struggle to find everything from food to medicine on store shelves. "If you're going to be in something volatile, you might as well be in something that's volatile and rising than volatile and…
  20. 'Takata Would Stop Making Airbag Inflators Under New Plan'

    Businessworld.in - Business 06.17 / 22:29 businessworld.in
    The committee is discussing plans with rival Key Safety Systems (KSS) which is negotiating to take control of the company. Any plan would require final approval from Takata's board before the air bag maker submits them as part of expected bankruptcy filings in the United States and…