A Good Five-Cent Cigar and a Better Consumer Price Index: Relief is on the Way Regarding the Latter!

By: Douglas R. Gillespie | Fri, Jun 10, 2005
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The days of a good five-cent cigar are gone forever. Or are they? Maybe not, not if you employ some of the creative accounting used by the US Labor Department in calculating its Consumer Price Index. Which means that what this country really needs is a good -- or at least a "better" -- CPI. On this front, worry not; relief is on the way! Continue to Gillespie Research for the balance of the essay: http://www.gillespieresearch.com/cgi-bin/s/article/id=577

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Douglas R. Gillespie

Author: Douglas R. Gillespie

Douglas R. Gillespie, Sr.
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