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Core Inflation Posts Biggest Jump in 17 Months
The pick-up in underlying inflation in June "argues against aggressive monetary stimulus from the central bank," an economist says.
U.S. Consumer Prices Drop 0.1% in December
The Fed will view the first decline in the CPI since March as "further proof that price pressures are building more slowly than some have feared."
U.S. Consumer Prices Flat Amid Cheaper Gas
"The inflation picture is still fairly tame, certainly not heating up enough to push the Fed to a more aggressive stance."
CPI Posts Biggest Annual Gain Since Early 2012
Inflation continued its "slow but steady" climb in May as Fed policymakers gear up for another hike in interest rates.
Core U.S. Inflation Rate Jumps 2.1% in March
"We expect a continued rise in inflation to prompt Fed officials to raise rates four times in total this year,” one economist says.
U.S. Consumer Prices Jump 0.5% in January
Inflation appears to have "re-emerged after a long period of dormancy," fueling fears that the Fed will raise interest rates more aggressively this year.
July Inflation Gain Not Enough to Please Fed
Last month's CPI data "was very muted and not something which the Fed is going to be happy to look it," a market analyst says.
Inflation Flat in June As Slowdown Continues
"It is getting harder for the Fed to continue claiming that this is a temporary drop-off," an economist says.
Consumer Prices Rise 0.2% After March Drop
The April increase matched economists' expectations and suggests the March decline was "an aberration."
Consumer Prices Post Biggest Gain in 2 Years
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says the firmer pace of inflation has "strengthened" the case for an interest rate hike next month.
U.S. Consumer Prices Increase 0.2% in June
It was the fourth straight monthly gain but food prices dropped 0.3% and inflation remains low by historical standards.