May CPI Climbs 0.4%; Core Rate Rises 0.3%

Ackerman, Andrew
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/15/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32403, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the consumer price indexes of commodities in the U.S. The Labor Department revealed that price index for the month of May has increased to 0.4% except for the food and energy goods. Before hand, the Institute of Food Research Markets poll of economists anticipated the development of the overall rate of prices. In the meantime, all price excluding, food and energy, increased to 3.8% for the months of March to May.


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