Tuesday, November 23, 2010

"Gooble, Gooble" that is not a turkey talking. That is the sound of the cash register taking your money when you buy a turkey...

""35%: The increase in the price of whole turkeys, from their pre-recession level
Consumer prices in the U.S. are broadly stable. But for people prone to worry about inflation, this could be a harrowing Thanksgiving.

Thanks to rising feed costs, falling stockpiles and developing-world consumers’ growing demand for meat, the price of a whole turkey has taken flight. The U.S. city average stood at $1.68 per pound in October, according to the Labor Department. That’s up 13.3% from a year earlier, and 35.1% from three years earlier, before the recession hit.""
Number of the Week: Talking Turkey on Inflation
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