Bah, Humbug! PNC Christmas Price Index Surges 7.7 Percent In 2013; Prices Would Cause Ebenezer Scrooge To Cringe

- Marking 30th Year of Holiday Tradition, PNC CPI has increased 116 Percent Since 1984; but Average Annual Increase Identical to U.S. Inflation -

A steadily improving economy helped prompt a 7.7 percent boost in the 2013 PNC Christmas Price Index®, the 30th annual tongue-in-cheek economic analysis by PNC Wealth Management.