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U.S. Future Inflation Gauge Remains at 20-month low

U.S. inflationary pressures were unchanged in September, as the U.S. future inflation gauge remained at 100.0 after August's number was revised down from the originally reported 100.8, according to data released Friday morning by the Economic Cycle Research Institute.

"With the USFIG staying at August's 20-month low, underlying inflation pressures in the U.S. remain in retreat," ECRI Chief Operations Officer Lakshman Achuthan said in a release.


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