Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace

The nest is full

Oct 11, 2019
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
This Is Uncomfortable

Why did inflation increase in April?

Tracey Samuelson May 17, 2016
Share Now on:
HTML EMBED:
COPY
 Clothes are displayed at a Manhattan store on May 17, 2016 in New York, New York. Consumer prices are up, according to the consumer price index.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Consumer prices were up in April, the Labor Department reported Tuesday but that doesn’t mean you should panic over inflation, yet.

The latest consumer price index, or CPI, increased by 0.4 percent in April. The seemingly small gain is actually the largest monthly increase in more than three years. But inflation is still low — this brings the total increase over the last year to 1.1 percent. Click the audio player above to hear more about what drove price increases and what didn’t. Spoiler alert: energy prices were a big factor.

If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air.  But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.

Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.

When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.

Check Your Balance ™️
Check Your Balance ™️
Personal finance from Marketplace. Where the economy, your personal life and money meet.

Thank you to all the donors who made our fall drive a success!

It’s Investors like you that keep Marketplace going strong!