Consumer prices rose in September as fuel costs gain

CONSUMER PRICES IN the U.S. rose 0.2 percent in September compared with the same period a year earlier, on par with analysts' expectations. In the Northeast, the consumer price index rose 1.2 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor  Statistic's Consumer Price Index released Wednesday.
CONSUMER PRICES IN the U.S. rose 0.2 percent in September compared with the same period a year earlier, on par with analysts' expectations. In the Northeast, the consumer price index rose 1.2 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic's Consumer Price Index released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON – The cost of living in the U.S. rose as projected in September as fuel charges climbed, capping the smallest year-to-year gain in five months. The consumer price index increased 0.2 percent, matching the median forecast of 86 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, after rising 0.1 percent the prior month, Labor Department data showed today…

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