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Rising gas prices push inflation up modestly in June

...said Gregory Daco, head of U.S. macroeconomics at Oxford Economics.The Labor Department said Friday that its consumer price index rose 0.3 percent last month. Prices at the pump rose 3.4 percent in June on top of a 10.4 percent increase...

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The week ahead

...Commerce Department releases housing starts for March, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.FRIDAY? Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.

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Mild consumer price increases, rising builder confidence aid US economic growth

...That could boost growth and help lift American manufacturers out from their slump.Tuesday's data showed:? The consumer price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent in September, the Labor Department said, driven by higher gas prices...

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Inflation 0.2 percent in October

...as prices rose for consumer goods from fruits and vegetables to gasoline and baby clothes. The seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index climbed 0.2 percent, after remaining unchanged in September, the Labor Department said today. Still, the...

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Consumer prices edge up just 0.1 percent

...meat, oranges and airline fares. February marked the third consecutive monthly rise of that tiny magnitude in the Consumer Price Index, the Labor Department said today. And it left the seasonally adjusted inflation rate for the first two months...

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Additional business news

...month -- a pace that could lead to the smallest yearly increase in 11 years. The Labor Department said Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased at a 1.8 percent annual rate during the first 10 months of 1997. If the pace continues for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/19/biz_217714.shtml
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Consumer prices edge 0.1 percent higher in April

...largest jump in clothing prices in four years and increases in tobacco and airline tickets. The small rise in the Consumer Price Index released today by the Labor Department held the inflation rate to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/16/biz_208373.shtml
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Low food and energy prices keep inflation in check

...shoppers, the price of computers, video equipment and toys all declined. The Labor Department reported today that its Consumer Price Index edged up just 0.2 percent in November, matching the October increase. So far this year, inflation is rising...

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Energy declines check inflation in February

...trade deficit in January despite a plunge in the cost of imported oil. The barely noticeable February advance in the Consumer Price Index followed no change in January, the first month in four years without an increase, the Labor Department said...

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Consumer prices stabilize, but Fed rate hike still feared

...Reserve will raise short-term interest rates. Falling energy prices balanced rising food costs to help keep the Consumer Price Index flat last month, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. So far this year, the annual rate of inflation...

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