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Big increase in gas costs drives up US wholesale prices

...Food prices rose 0.9 percent, driven up by steep increases in the cost of eggs and dairy products.Excluding the volatile food and gas categories, core wholesale prices rose only 0.2 percent, below July's increase.In the past 12 months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-13/big-increase-gas-costs-dri
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...more for cars, clothing and hotel rooms in May. That drove the so-called "core" consumer prices, which exclude volatile food and energy, up by the most in nearly three years.Higher core prices will limit the ability of the Federal Reserve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-15/business-news
More Americans sought unemployment benefits

...following a drop of 0.2 percent in June. Gas prices accounted for much of the swing. The core index, which excludes volatile food and energy, rose 0.2 percent.The report on weekly unemployment applications does provide some positive signs for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-18/more-americans-sought-unempl
Americans spending a bit more as gas prices fall

...mild increases in the cost of food, housing, and clothes.Overall, the consumer price index was flat. Excluding volatile food and gas costs, so-called "core" prices rose 0.2 percent.In the past 12 months, prices have risen 2.3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-15/americans-spending-bit-mor
Economy stabilizing slowly, reports suggest

...wholesale prices fell 5 percent over the past 12 months. That was the largest annual drop in nearly 60 years. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, the core PPI dropped 0.1 percent in May, also below analysts' forecasts of a 0.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/17/bus_527884.shtml
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Retail sales drop, could stymie recovery

...Gas prices fell 13.1 percent, the steepest drop since December, while food costs dipped 0.7 percent. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, the Producer Price Index was unchanged, below analysts' forecasts of a 0.1 percent rise. On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/15/bus_520450.shtml
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Gas prices fuel index's increase

...followed three months of declines.Pushing the index up was a 4.6 percent increase in the price of gas. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, the so-called "core" price index increased 0.1 percent in July.Over the past year, core...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-08-13/gas-prices-fuel-indexs-inc
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Low inflation gives Fed room to keep rates down

...January, the Labor Department said. But excluding volatile food and energy, prices fell 0.1 percent. That drop...What price pressures did exist all came from the volatile food and energy categories."The 0.2 percent rise in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-19/low-inflation-gives-fed-ro
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Wall Street struggling with surpassing December highs

...for goods and services, is expected to rise 0.2 percent, compared with a 0.1 percent drop in December. With volatile food and energy prices removed, "core" CPI is still expected to rise only 0.2 percent, level with December's figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/bus_444002.shtml
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Greenspan says Fed will do what it can to keep prices stable

...annual rate of 4.4 percent, compared with a 1.9 percent increase for all of last year. Core prices - excluding volatile food and energy - also picked up steam. So far this year, they went up at a rate of 3 percent, outpacing the 1.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/bus_418341.shtml
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