Inflation Meters Are Twitching

Although key inflation yardsticks have registered negligible price pressure in recent months, their readings for the final two months of 1994 may jolt financial markets a bit. According to economist Donald Ratajczak of Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center, the producer price index (PPI) for finished goods will show a jump of about 0.5% in November. And the consumer price index (CPI) is likely to climb by about 0.4%.

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