Consumer Prices Flat in August; Inflation Is Subdued

Filed under: Market Matters , Economic Data , Federal Reserve The Labor Department reported that consumer prices rose 0.3% in August. The core Consumer Price Index (CPI) was flat. These number suggest that inflation is subdued and does not pose an immediate threat to the economy . Now, analysts are speculating about Federal Reserve policies going forward. The report on consumer prices follows a 0.4% rise in producer prices, after a 0.2% rise in July, as reported in the New York Times . Continue reading Consumer Prices Flat in August; Inflation Is Subdued Consumer Prices Flat in August; Inflation Is Subdued originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink | Email this | Comments

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