Rents Outpace Growth in Consumer Prices

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the prices on expenditures made by urban consumers increased over the last twelve months by 1.7% before seasonal adjustments. Consumer prices increased in September by 0.1% on a seasonally adjusted month-over-month basis. Modest and consistent gains in the consumer price index (CPI) mask greater volatility in energy, food, and shelter prices. The… Read More ›

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