With low unemployment and latest numbers on consumer prices, questions about inflation

Mitchell Hartman Jan 12, 2018
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With low unemployment and latest numbers on consumer prices, questions about inflation

Mitchell Hartman Jan 12, 2018
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The Consumer Price Index rose 0.1 percent in December from the previous month. The “core” inflation rate — excluding volatile food and energy prices — rose 0.3 percent month-to-month. That’s the largest increase since January 2017, and was higher than economists expected. But does it mean we’re beginning to see a serious uptick in inflation? 

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