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Can the U.S. Avoid a ‘Lost Decade’ of Deflation?

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Thu, 14 Oct 2010

One effect of the steep recession has been a sharp slowdown in price increases. The consumer price index has fallen on occasion in recent months, and the core rate of inflation—which excludes volatile food and energy prices—remains well below the Federal Reserve’s target. Evidence that the economic

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