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CPI: Ample Slack

Posted September 14, 2012 by rvillareal

The August consumer price index is on the mild side of expectations, with the overall figure up an in-line 0.6% (Consensus: +0.6%; Decision Economics: +0.8%), but the ex-food-and-energy, “core,” index up a less-than-expected 0.1% (Consensus and Decision Economics: +0.2%).

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