TITLE

CPI Climbs 0.2%; Core Rate Gains 0.3%

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/20/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31993, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. consumer price index, and core rate gains. The seasonally adjusted index of consumer prices rose 0.2% in September 2004, while the core rate climbed 0.3%, according to data released by the U.S. Labor Department. The increase in the September 2004 consumer price index follows an unrevised increase of 0.1 % in August 2004. Meanwhile, the 0.3% rise in the September 2004 core rate, which excludes food and energy prices, follows August 2004 unrevised 0.1% gain. IFR BondData America's poll of economists projected that the consumer price index would rise 0.2% and predicted a 0.1% rise in the core rate for September 2004.
ACCESSION #
14779326

 

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