PNC Christmas Price Index
For the past 27 years, PNC Wealth Management has illustrated
the cost of all the gifts involved in the song "The Twelve
Days of Christmas."
This year, PNC has created an online pop-up book filled with
animated gifts, an interactive chart, and games such as "Pin
the Price Tag on the Gift" to present concepts such as
inflation and other economic trends. PNC's partner, The Stock
Market Game™, provides accompanying lesson plans in English
"This year's jump in the PNC Christmas Price Index can be
attributed to rising gold commodity prices, represented by the
Five Gold Rings, which went up by 30 percent, in addition to
higher costs for wages and benefits impacting some
entertainers," according to James Dunigan, managing executive
of investments for PNC Wealth Management.
Of the 12 gifts, only three (Four Calling Birds, Six
Geese-a-Laying, and the Eight Maids-a-Milking) cost the same as they
did last year.
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