With low unemployment and latest numbers on consumer prices, questions about inflation | Nashville Public Radio

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

Jan 12, 2018

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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