U.S. inflation reaches 13-year high: 5.4%

A rise in food prices, fuel costs, and shelter costs in the Unites States led to a 5.4% inflation rate in September. Prices for food and shelter accounted for half of the overall increase. In the past year, however, energy costs have increased by almost 25 percent.

[via CBC]

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