Deflation

Fundamentals 8/18: Inflation, Home Sales, Jobs, Manufacturing

Consumer Inflation -CPI Month/Month: +0.5% -CPI Year/Year: +3.6% -Core CPI Month/Month (less food & energy): +0.2% -Core CPI Year/Year (less food & energy): +1.8% -This retail inflation is always difficult to explain because while it is most certainly the overall number which affects everyone, it is core which is of interest to economists because core

CPI: +0.2% for February, 0.2% YOY

The US Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation at the consumer level of the economy, was +0.4% in February and +0.2% year-over-year through February. Excluding volatile oil and food costs from the readings, “Core” CPI for February was +0.2% and +1.8% YOY through February. Here’s the December CPI report which includes complete CPI numbers for

CPI: +0.3% for January, 0% YOY, Slowest Consumer Inflation Since 1955

The US Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation at the consumer level of the economy, was +0.3% in January and 0% year-over-year through January. Excluding volatile oil and food costs from the readings, “Core” CPI for January was +0.3% and +0.2% YOY through January. Here’s the December CPI report which includes complete CPI numbers for