US Core Inflation Misses Estimates; Energy Boosts Main Gauge


U.S. inflation excluding food and fuel was below estimates for the sixth time in seven months, even as a hurricane-driven spike in energy prices boosted the overall cost of living by the most since January, a Labor Department report showed Oct. 13.

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October 13, 2017

Consumer Prices Up 0.1% in July; Fed Signals Plans for Third Interest Rate Hike

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WASHINGTON — Consumer prices posted a slight gain in July, with higher costs for medical care and clothing offsetting declines for hotel stays and consumer cellphone plans.

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August 11, 2017

Consumer Prices Rise at the Slowest Pace in Three Months

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The cost of living in the United States rose in July at the slowest pace in three months, casting doubt on how quickly inflation will return toward the Federal Reserve’s goal.

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August 19, 2015

Cost-of-Living Increases Less Than Forecast in May

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The cost of living in the United States excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in May, a sign inflation may take time to meet the Federal Reserve’s goal.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2015

Fuel Price Decline Fails to Ripple Through Economy as Cost of Goods and Services Rise

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The recent slump in fuel prices is so far failing to ripple through the U.S. economy as the cost of services such as rents climbs, bolstering the Federal Reserve’s view that inflation will eventually reach their goal.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2015

Consumer Prices Little Changed as Fuel Costs Decrease

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The cost of living in the U.S. was little changed in October, reflecting a drop in energy prices that has yet to filter through to other goods and services.

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November 20, 2014

Consumer Prices Rise 0.1% as Inflation Remains Muted

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The consumer-price index climbed 0.1% after decreasing 0.2% in August, a Labor Department report showed in Washington.

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October 22, 2014

Consumer Prices Drop for First Time in a Year

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The cost of living in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in August for the first time in more than a year.

Bloomberg News
September 17, 2014

Consumer Prices Rise in January

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Consumer prices increased in January, the Labor Department reported Feb. 20.

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February 20, 2014

US Consumer Prices Unchanged in November

Consumer prices did not change in November from the previous month, the Labor Department reported Dec. 17.

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December 17, 2013