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U.S. Dollar Index Trading Lower; Core CPI Eases, CPI Firms

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The December U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.70, down 0.17.

The U.S. Dollar Index is trading choppy.

Chatter about U.S. economic data is making the rounds.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that year over year CPI (consumer price index) firmed to a rise 1.5 percent versus a rise of 1.1 percent in August. On the month CPI rose 0.3 percent in September versus a rise of 0.2 percent in August. Year over year Core CPI for September eased to a rise of 2.2 percent versus 2.3 percent August. On the month Core CPI rose 0.1 percent in September versus a rise of 0.3 percent in August.

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