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Inflation Correction

NPR's Jack Speer reports the U.S. government had to correct its inflation numbers going back to January today, but the correction is a small one and doesn't change the overall picture of a strong economy with stable prices. The government's main inflation gauge, the CPI, was boosted by a tenth of a percent to 2.7% for the period January through August. Separately, the White House announced the budget surplus for the current fiscal year would be about $230 billion.

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