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Changes in the Inflation Rate Matter as Much to Investors as the Level

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Tue, 29 Mar 2011

It is clear from February’s inflation data that there was a broad increase in price levels last month, especially for goods used during the early stages of production. The Producer Price Index rose 5.6 percent from its level a year earlier, up from 3.6 percent in January. On a month-to-month basis,

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