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How Delayed Inflation Data Mess With Social Security And More

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 5:56 AM
From the WSJ Real Time Economics
Wednesday was supposed to bring the government’s monthly report on the consumer price index. Now it’s delayed — and next month’s report could even get ditched — due to the government shutdown, throwing a wrinkle into calculations for Social Security, Treasury securities, life insurance and other legal agreements.

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This may also affect Series I Savings Bonds. In the past we have been able to calculate the November inflation component of the I Bond in mid October after the CPI is released
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