"The increase this week was smaller than the agency anticipated in adjusting the data" if it's 'adjusted' is it still data?
The fact that they can't see that energy is wealth baffles me. EVERY good and service has energy in the mix. Lower the energy price and the productivity goes up. EVERYTHING gets better with lower energy prices AND WE HAVE IT IN ABUNDANCE !!! We're just not allowed to get it. Truly frustrating - but it's "fair".