U.S. Core Inflation Jumps 2.4% From A Year Ago Even As Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in August

U.S. consumer prices increased only slightly in August yet a measure of underlying inflation accelerated to a more than one-year high, a government report showed Thursday, Sept. 12.

 

And for a fourth straight month, energy was cheaper and food prices climbed when compared against their levels from a year ago. Continue reading U.S. Core Inflation Jumps 2.4% From A Year Ago Even As Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in August