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Monthly Consumer Price Index

June 25, 1984



The consumer price index for May reached 309.7, up just 0.2 percent - an encouragingly modest rise indicating that inflation remains under control. Food prices dropped and housing and fuel rose only moderately.

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The nation's primary inflation measurement showed few signs of the explosion in prices some economists have predicted. Though not unexpected, the news should encourage investors in stocks and bonds.