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China Inflation Posts Modest Gain As Food Prices Rise

PEKING (dpa-AFX) – Inflation in China increased modestly in April, data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed Thursday. Though inflation was above expectations, it still remained subdued… Continue reading

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PBOC Official Says Bank Credit Unlikely to Slow

Credit growth at Chinese banks is unlikely to slow markedly in the near term as the nation is too dependent on bank lending for its financing needs, Sheng Songcheng, head of the central bank’s statistics and analysis department, wrote in an essay. Continue reading

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Department Of Justice To Release Report On Firearm Violence, 1993 – 2011

******MEDIA ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics will issue a news release EMBARGOED until TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013, 10 A.M. Continue reading

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Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week

Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. Continue reading

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Key dates and milestones in the S&P 500′s history

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard & Poor's, initially known as the Standard Statistics Company, created its first stock market index in 1923. It consisted of the stocks of 233 companies and was computed weekly. Three years later, it developed a 90-stock composite price index computed daily Continue reading

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China’s Babytree.Com Surpassed U.S.-Based Babycenter.Com to become World’s No. 1 Pregnancy and Parenting Website

BEIJING, April 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — According to most recent data published by Amazon’s web statistics tracking site Alexa.com, Beijing-based Babytree.com has surpassed the well-known online pa… Continue reading

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Timeline: Key dates and milestones in the S&P 500′s history

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s, initially known as the Standard Statistics Company, created its first stock market index in 1923. It consisted of the stocks of 233 companies and was computed weekly. Continue reading

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Trade deficit narrows to $237M

Statistics Canada says the country’s trade deficit with the rest of the world dropped to $237 million in January, down from $332 million in December. Continue reading

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The VIX has Flipped

Darell Huff wrote in his 1954 book ‘How to Lie with Statistics’, “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything”. Continue reading

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The VIX has Flipped

Darell Huff wrote in his 1954 book ‘How to Lie with Statistics’, “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything”. Continue reading

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