FROM Catherine Rampell
The Mystery of Low Turkey Prices Here's a mystery about holiday economics. Just before Valentine's Day, the price of a dozen long-stemmed roses went up this year from $63 to $81. That's typical. But just before Thanksgiving Day the price of turkey always goes down. That's according to Catherine Rampell of the New York Times .
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