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The Federal Open Market Committee considers an inflation rate that increases annually by 2 percent to be a healthy indicator of price stability and maximum employment. A small level of inflation reduces the chance of har... More »

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Inflation rates are calculated by the percentage difference between the Consumer Price Index, or CPI, of two dates. The inflation rate for the annual period between October 2014 and October 2015 is calculated by subtract... More »

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The inflation rate is the average rate at which prices increase and purchasing power falls. With a yearly inflation rate of 4 percent, customers can buy 4 percent less this year than they could last year with the same am... More »

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The Federal Open Market Committee meets eight times per year, which is approximately every six weeks, and sets the federal funds rate, according to the Federal Reserve. The Federal Open Market Committee adjusts the rate ... More »

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The rate of employment and economic growth are the two major factors that influenced the median income in 2014, according to CNN Money. A strong economic growth led to an improvement in the median income, while unemploym... More »

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The inflation rate calculated with the help of the gross domestic product, or GDP, deflator uses the price index that indicates how much of the GDP has changed in the previous year is based on changes in the price level.... More »

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To calculate the capitalization rate of an asset, get the most recent sale price of the asset and then determine its net operating income. Finally, divide the asset's net operating income by its sale price. More »

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