• Key Measures Show Inflation increased YoY in April

    3 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:
    According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in April. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index also rose 0.2% during the month. The median CPI and 16% trimmed-mean CPI are measures of core inflation calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland based on data released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly CPI report.
    Earlier today, the BLS reported that the seasonally adjusted CPI for all urban consumers rose 0.2% in April. The CPI less food and...
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  • Wall Street Rises as CPI Data Cools Inflation Fears

    Wall Street Rises as CPI Data Cools Inflation Fears

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Wall Street was higher on Thursday after U.S. consumer prices increased modestly in April, cooling worries of accelerating inflation that would have made a case for faster interest rate hikes.
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  • Inflation muted, April consumer prices up just 0.2 percent

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April, lifted by higher gas costs, a sign that inflation pressures remain muted.
    The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index increased 2.5 percent in April from a year earlier, the biggest annual gain in 14 months. Yet excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core prices ticked up just 0.1 percent in April and 2.1 percent from a year earlier.
    Inflation has increased steadily since last summer, when it rose just 1.6 percent in June from a year earlier. But core prices have risen more slowly.
    Slower...
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  • US consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April, while core prices tick up just 0.1 pct

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in April, while core prices tick up just 0.1 pct.
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  • BLS: CPI increased 0.2% in April, Core CPI increased 0.1%

    3 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the BLS :
    The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.2 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis after falling 0.1 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 2.5 percent before seasonal adjustment.
    The indexes for gasoline and shelter were the largest factors in the seasonally adjusted increase in the all items index, although the food index increased as well. The gasoline index increased 3.0 percent, more than offsetting declines in other energy component indexes and led to a...
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