• Key Measures Show Inflation About the Same Year-over-year in February as in January

    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 February. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index rose 0.1% 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 February. The CPI less food and...
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  • Gasoline, rents curb U.S. consumer price gains in February

    Gasoline, rents curb U.S. consumer price gains in February

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices increased marginally in February amid a decline in gasoline prices and a moderation in the cost of rental accommodation, the latest indication that an anticipated pickup in inflation likely will be only gradual.
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