Wholesale prices fell 0.6% in September, seasonally adjusted, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The decrease
follows a 1.7% rise in August, and a 0.9% decline in July.
In September, at the earlier stages
of processing, prices received by manufacturers of intermediate goods moved up 0.2%, and the crude goods index fell 2.1%.
On an unadjusted basis, from Sept. 2008 to Sept. 2009, prices for finished goods fell 4.8%, the 10th consecutive
month of year-over-year declines.
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