Consumer Price Index for August 2011
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4 percent in August on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 3.8 percent before seasonal adjustment.
The seasonally adjusted increase in the all items index was broad- based, with continuing increases in the indexes for gasoline, food, shelter, and apparel. The gasoline index rose for the 12th time in the last 14 months and led to a 1.2 percent increase in the energy index, while the food index rose 0.5 percent, its largest increase since March.
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Vanguard Funds YTD as of 09/14/11:
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- GNMA Fund Investor shares, VFIIX, up 6.68% YTD
- Total Bond Mkt Index shares, VBMFX, up 6.33% YTD
- TIPS: Inflation-Protect Securities fund, VIPSX, up 11.20% YTD
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