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This repository contains a sample of SEIDO's economic research products, including High Frequency CPI, Macro Weekly Reports, Public Opinion Reports and Monthly Macro Updates.

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    Step-by-Step: How the Coincident Investment Index Was Made

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    A coincident index provides a gauge for the movement of a key economic variable through the use of related data series. In this case, the coincident investment index mirrors one the two largest components of GDP, Private Fixed Investment. The index is divided in sections, which are weighed in accordance with their relevance to the variable at hand, and estimated using the latest available data for each. You can see read more about the index (methodology, usefulness, interpretation) here. | Component | Weight | Indicators| | --- | --- | --- | | Construction | 47.2%| Construction Activity, Construction Employment| | Machinery and Equipment| 41.4% | Machinery Production, Capital Goods Imports| | Transportation Equipment| 11.3%| Utility Vehicles Sales, Transportation Imports | Rather than focusing on what the index looks like and what to use it for, this post will focus on how the Alphacast pipelines engine can be used to make it in a completely automated manner. This means that, as soon as the data is uploaded in the Alphacast site, the Index will be updated to reflect it. The first step, then, is identifying the data. As said above, the index is divided into three components, reflected their importance...

    [SAMPLE] SEIDO High Frequency CPI: Inflation was 1% WoW

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    Weekly inflation remained relatively stable, though at high levels. Consumer prices increased 1% WoW (slightly lower than the previous 1.2% WoW -revised-), and its monthly printing was 3.5% MoM (down from previous 3.7% MoM -revised-). Furthermore, the interannual inflation rate was 56.9% YoY (down from previous 57.1% YoY -revised-). Core inflation remained high, seasonal items cooled slightly. Weekly core inflation was 1% WoW (vs previous 1.1% WoW -revised-), and its monthly variation fell to 2.1% MoM (vs previous 2.7% MoM -revised-). Additionally, prices of seasonal items showed an increase of 1.6% WoW (vs previous 2.3% WoW -revised-), and its monthly variation was 8% MoM (vs previous 7.6% MoM -revised-). Lastly, regulated prices increased 0.2% WoW, and their monthly printing rose to 4.4% MoM (vs previous 3.7% MoM). Prices of dollarized items accelerated, and non-dollarized items slowed down. The weekly printing for dollarized items inflation was 1.4% WoW (vs previous 1.2% WoW -revised-), whereas the monthly variation was of 1.7% MoM (vs previous 2% MoM -revised-). Likewise, non-dollarized items inflation fell moderately to 0.5% WoW (vs previous 0.6% WoW -revised-) and the monthly figure was of 4.4% MoM (vs previous 5.4% MoM -revised-). Food and Beverages weekly prices rose at a...

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    Pipelines

    PipelineLast EditedEdit
    Fiscal - Argentina - Latest Auction6 months ago
    Vehicle Prices Index1 year ago
    IPCBA Empalme - Test1 year ago
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