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PNC’s Twelve Days of Christmas Price Index for 2013

Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- The following is a table listing the prices for the items found in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

The annual index is released by PNC Wealth Management in Pittsburgh.

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Item:                                2013          2012          YoY%
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                              ----------Traditional----------
Total Christmas Price Index      $27,393.17    $25,431.18        7.7%
"Core" Christmas Price Index     $20,393.17    $18,431.18       10.6%
  (excluding swans)           
True cost*                      $114,651.18   $107,300.24        6.9%
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One Partridge in a Pear Tree        $199.99       $204.99       -2.4%
 Partridge                           $15.00        $15.00        0.0%
 Pear Tree                          $184.00       $189.99       -3.2%
Two Turtle Doves                    $125.00       $125.00        0.0%
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Item:                                2013          2012          YoY%
=====================================================================
Three French Hens                   $165.00       $165.00        0.0%
Four Calling Birds (Colly)          $599.96       $519.96       15.4%
Five Gold Rings                     $750.00       $750.00        0.0%
Six Geese-a-Laying                  $210.00       $210.00        0.0%
Seven Swans-a-Swimming            $7,000.00     $7,000.00        0.0%
Eight Maids-a-Milking                $58.00        $58.00        0.0%
Nine Ladies Dancing               $7,552.84     $6,294.03       20.0%
Ten Lords-a-Leaping               $5,243.37     $4,766.70       10.0%
Eleven Pipers Piping              $2,635.20     $2,562.00        2.9%
Twelve Drummers Drumming          $2,854.80     $2,775.50        2.9%
                              ------------Internet-----------
Total Christmas Price Index      $39,762.61    $40,439.53       -1.7%
"Core" Christmas Price Index     $29,262.61    $29,589.53       -1.1%
  (excluding swans)           
True cost*                      $173,410.13   $177,957.93       -2.6%
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One Partridge in a Pear Tree        $242.44       $242.44        0.0%
 Partridge                           $80.00        $80.00        0.0%
=====================================================================
Item:                                2013          2012          YoY%
=====================================================================
 Pear Tree                          $162.44       $162.44        0.0%
Two Turtle Doves                    $365.00       $365.00        0.0%
Three French Hens                   $315.00       $315.00        0.0%
Four Calling Birds (Colly)          $470.00       $550.00      -14.5%
Five Gold Rings                     $874.75       $874.75        0.0%
Six Geese-a-Laying                $1,140.00     $1,386.60      -17.8%
Seven Swans-a-Swimming           $10,500.00    $10,850.00       -3.2%
Eight Maids-a-Milking               $339.52       $339.84       -0.1%
Nine Ladies Dancing               $8,322.55     $8,322.55        0.0%
Ten Lords-a-Leaping              $13,373.35    $13,373.35        0.0%
Eleven Pipers Piping              $2,200.00     $2,200.00        0.0%
Twelve Drummers Drumming          $1,620.00     $1,620.00        0.0%
=====================================================================
*True cost is the "total cost of items gifted by a True Love who repeats 
all of the song’s verses," according to PNC.

Source: PNC Wealth Management 

To contact the reporter on this story: Ainhoa Goyeneche in Washington at agoyenechecu@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Ainhoa Goyeneche in Washington at agoyenechecu@bloomberg.net

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