US Inflation Rises 2.5%, Consumer Prices in October Log Biggest Jump in 9 Months

Inflation in the United States quickened in October and from a year ago, according to government data released Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018,

Annual increases in consumer prices resulted largely from higher energy prices. Consumer inflation gains in October, the biggest in nine months, were led by higher costs for gasoline and shelter, along with used cars and trucks. Overall food prices fell for the month, however. Continue reading US Inflation Rises 2.5%, Consumer Prices in October Log Biggest Jump in 9 Months