Posts Tagged ‘consumer prices’

Still No Evidence Of Deflation

Deflation talk was deflated again today as consumer prices rose 0.4% in February following a 0.3% increase in January. Stripping out food and energy prices, the index was up 0.2% the same increase as was seen in January. Energy prices rose 3.3% and curiously apparel prices were up 1.3%. Here are some economists reactions from […]

Christmas Eve Business News

Here are a few business news items for your review and immediate discard from your mind as you move onto much more joyous thoughts over the next few days. Core inflation slowed to 1.9% in November. The recent peak was 2.4% in July. Actually, this drop was somewhat on the positive side as the components didn’t show any […]