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Economic Statistics for 16 Sep 16

Consumer prices rose 0.2% in August, with core prices (less food and energy), up 0.3%. On a year-over-year basis, prices are up 1.1% overall and 2.3% at the core.

Aggressive foreign buying sent net foreign demand for long-term US securities up from $-3.6 billion in June to $103.9 billion in July.

The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index was unchanged at 89.8 for September.

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