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Core Inflation Slows to 0.1 Percent in August

Core Inflation Slows to 0.1 Percent in August

The core inflation rate slowed to 0.1 percent in August, its lowest rate since April. This brought the year-over-year inflation rate in the core index to 2.2 percent. A 1.9 percent jump in energy prices brought the overall rate to 0.2 percent in August and 2.7 percent over the last year.

Core Inflation Slows to 0.1 Percent in August

Core Inflation

Inflation was well contained in almost all areas of the core except shelter. The core index excluding shelter actually fell by 0.1 percent in August. This index is up by just 1.3 percent over the last year and shows no evidence of any acceleration over the last five years.

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Investment Opportunities for Small Businesses

Investment Opportunities for Small Businesses

The Q3 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index) released today indicates that the majority (69.7 percent) of small business owners have a positive outlook about their company and the small business environment in the United States. Their optimism continues to increase and overall business health is up one point from last… Continue Reading

NEW Coffee Table Book Focused on the Historical Olympia Brewing Company of Tumwater, Washington

The Olympia Brewing Company was a Westcoast icon, once one of the nations largest brewers. It’s story has never been told, this book will tell the story connecting todays “craft beer connoisseurs” and the “Old Time” classic beer drinkers with their origins rooted in generations of brewing in the Seattle area.  This is the 5thbrewery focused book… Continue Reading

America’s Car Museum Shifts into Fifth Year

It’s five years and counting for America’s Car Museum (ACM), as the sprawling four-story, 165,000-sq.-ft. facility located in the heart of Tacoma, Washington’s Museum District prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary at the Wheels & Heels Annual Gala, taking place June 3. Since opening its doors on June 2, 2012, ACM has become a world-class… Continue Reading

Seabrook Launches It’s Own South of Market Neighborhood

Seabrook, Washington’s beach town, has announced the launch of the highly anticipated South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood. SOMA will feature 35 single-family residences of varying sizes in one of the most sought-after locations within the burgeoning seaside village. Nestled between Seabrook’s captivating oceanfront neighborhoods, a sprawling new park space and Seabrook’s vibrant retail center, SOMA… Continue Reading

Premier Business Centers to Open New Flexible Workspace Location in Spokane Washington

Crescent Executive Suites to Provide Spokane with Flexible Workspace Irvine, California based Premier Business Centers, one of the largest privately owned flexible workspace operators in the USA, is opening its first location in Spokane, Washington. Premier continues to expand with 82 locations in 11 states plus the District of Columbia. Premier’s new Crescent Executive Suites… Continue Reading