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Inflation Numbers Flat For Second Straight Month

In the month of July gas prices crept up an average of $0.31 per gallon. Gas in general is a major component that runs through the blood stream of the American economy. As gas prices go up it causes a ripple affect across the economy in goods and services that rise proportionately. While we all know the affect of gas prices on what we buy and do everyday, the government has stated in recent reports that there is no inflation at the consumer level. It is certainly clear that not to be the case. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business’ Varney & Company to debate the fact that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) that the Government reports is incorrect and the Ed’s Chapwood Index proves to be much more realistic in terms of reporting the REAL cost of living increase.


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Ed Butowsky is the managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management and is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry. Ed is also a frequent guest on other networks such as CNN, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg to name a few.
 
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Are Stock Markets Rallying For The Right Reasons?

In the last hour of any given trading day anything can happen. Especially if the markets are experiencing such dizzying amounts of global economic events. This past week several different government numbers were released like the CPI, jobless claims, the Federal Reserve and QE3, etc… Analysts believe that more weak economic data is on the horizon. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins CNBC Closing Bell to discuss whether the markets are rallying for the right reasons given the potential move by the Federal Reserve to execute on QE3 or the low Consumer Price Index (CPI) released this week.


Ed Butowsky is the managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management and is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry. Ed is also a frequent guest on other networks such as CNN, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg to name a few.
 
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Consumer Prices Jumped In September From Year Before

The Consumer Price Index, the key measure of inflation, jumped 3.9% in September from the year before. This means that inflation is running at the consumer level at a 3.9% annual rate. However, are the inflation performance numbers correct? Ed Butowsky, managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business’ Varney & Co. to discuss the reality of these numbers.

Ed Butowsky is the managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management and is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry. Ed is also a frequent guest on other networks such as CNN, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg to name a few.
 
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