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Jobless Claims up. Manufacturing Weakens.

CPI – Retail Inflation  (October 2012) CPI – Month/Month +0.1% CPI – Year/Year  +2.2% CPI Core (less food & energy) Month/Month +0.2% CPI Core (less food & energy) – Year/Year +2.0% One of the larger increases was in rents which were +0.4%. Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 11/10/2012) New Claims – 439,000. Previous was 355,000