Short-term rates have moved dramatically upward, but the rise
in longer-term rates has been slower, resulting in a flat yield curve.
in prices can be associated with three specific periods in the global oil market (see Figure 1).
Demand for plastic films will advance 5% in 2006 while sheet will rise
8%, and bottles will expand 5%.
This thermal expansion, Trenberth says, produces a roughly 1.6-millimeter global rise
in sea level every year.
* As temperatures rise
on Earth, wildlife--such as bird species--might have to relocate to cooler locations found closer to the poles.
Shareholders could simply hold for a split, then wait several months for the shares to rise
, then sell a few for a quick profit.
The top 0.1 percent of all taxpayers (roughly speaking those making over $200,000 a year) saw their share of income tax payments rise
from 7 percent in 1981 to 14 percent in 1986.
When wage growth rises
faster than inflation, real purchasing power rises
M2 usually rises
relative to income (its velocity falls) when market rates drop because rates on M2 deposits do not decline one for one with market rates, inducing portfolio shifts into M2 assets.
The rental segment was hit hard by billable assessment rises
. The Bronx rose 26.96 percent; Brooklyn 15.3 percent; Queens 10.95 percent and Manhattan 13.74 percent.
Typically, labor force participation rises
during an expansionary period and falls during a recession.