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Thursday, June 17, 2004
BBC NEWS | Business | Mr Greenspan's balancing act
BBC NEWS | Business | Mr Greenspan's balancing actWhy does inflation seem higher than economists are reporting? A big reason is that economists are more concerned with what is called teh core inflation rate. This core ignores volatile food and energy prices. You and I however have to eat and drive, so those prices appear in our mental calculation of inflation.