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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Statement From LIA Chief John Rizzo on Jobless Claims and Inflation


"Today's news of modest declines in jobless claims suggests that the labor market situation may be stabilizing following weak jobs growths in December.  The Consumer Price Index excluding volatile food and energy costs rose by just 0.1%, indicating that inflation remains quite low", said John Rizzo, LIA Chief Economist.