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U.S. Consumer Price Index Rose In August Most Since 2009

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:13 AM
I had missed this. August CPI summary was released on Friday. From Bloomberg News:
The cost of living in the U.S. climbed in August by the most in more than three years, reflecting a surge in fuel costs.

The 0.6 increase in the consumer-price index was the biggest since June 2009 and followed no change in the previous month

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The core index (which excludes food and energy) increased 0.1 percent in August which was less than expected. So this won't concern the Fed.

Just one more month, and we'll know the next I Bond inflation rate.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,472 posts since
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