Inflation picked up in January. Here are the five things we learned from U.S. economic data released during the week ending February 17. Consumer prices jumped in January. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent, the biggest rise for the Bureau of Labor Statistics measure since last October. Energy CPI jumped 2.9 percent (gasoline:... Continue Reading →
Inflation Has Been Slowing As the Year Comes to a Close: December 19 – 23
Inflation moderated in November.
8 Straight Declines: October 17 – 21
More data, including from the housing sector, point towards a slowdown.