WASHINGTON — The September consumer price index report was a tad better than expected, and recently falling energy prices should assure further favorable reports in the coming months.

September CPI printed flat and core rose 0.1% — up 0.1412% unrounded — for a 4.9% gain overall and a 2.5% increase at the core over the year.

— Market News International

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