Cheaper Gas Lowers Measure Of Us Consumer Prices

A measure of U.S. consumer prices fell in May by the most since December 2008, pulled down by a plunge in gas prices. Excluding volatile food and energy costs, prices rose only modestly.

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    WASHINGTON — A measure of U.S. consumer prices fell in May by the most since December 2008 as gas costs dropped sharply. Outside food and energy, prices rose modestly. The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index dropped 0.3 percent.
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  • Cheaper gas lowers U.S. consumer prices 0.3 percent
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A steep fall in gas costs pushed down a measure of U.S. consumer prices last month, keeping inflation mild. The seasonally adjusted consumer price index dropped 0.3 percent in November from October, the Labor Department said Friday.
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  • Cheaper Gas Lowers US Consumer Prices 0.3 Percent
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A steep fall in gas costs pushed down a measure of U.S. consumer prices last month, keeping inflation mild. The Labor Department says the seasonally adjusted consumer price index dropped 0.3 percent in November, after a 0.1 percent ...
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