CPI Increases 0.4% in March, U.S. Annual Inflation Rises to 1.9%

American spent more in March for energy, shelter, food, healthcare and new cars but underlying inflation pressures for the month still remained tame, according to government figures released Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

 

The cost of food climbed for a fifth straight month while prices at the pump went up for a second month in a row. The pair diverged from a year ago. Continue reading CPI Increases 0.4% in March, U.S. Annual Inflation Rises to 1.9%