Tipped off by state media that soap and detergent prices are expected to rise sharply, Chinese...


Tipped off by state media that soap and detergent prices are expected to rise sharply, Chinese consumers strip supermarket shelves of the products. Rumors hit that Ben Bernanke, noting the volatility in soap prices, urges the PBOC to remove it from 'core' CPI calculations.

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  • warrenrial
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    When did Ben start using soap.
    29 Mar 2011, 10:29 AM Reply Like
  • spald_fr
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    Mr Clean sees no Cheer in the rising Tide of detergent pricing.
    29 Mar 2011, 11:13 AM Reply Like
  • Dan U
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    That's right Ben, we don't need any of these pesky, volatile components in the inflation index. They make it change too much.
    29 Mar 2011, 12:40 PM Reply Like
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