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135879US Inflation Rate Above Forecasts1/13/2021 1:32:00 PM"Annual inflation rate in the US increased to 1.4% in December of 2020, from 1.2 percent in November and slightly higher than market forecasts of 1.3%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4%, higher than 0.2% in November and in line with expectations, mainly driven by an 8.4% increase in the gasoline index, which accounted for more than 60% of the overall rise. The other components of the energy index were mixed, resulting in an increase of 4.0 percent for the month. The food index rose in December, as both the food at home and the food away from home indexes increased 0.4%. The core index which excludes food and energy rose 0.1% on the month and 1.4% on the year."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
133283US Inflation Rate Slightly Above Forecasts12/10/2020 1:33:00 PM"Annual inflation rate in the US was unchanged at 1.2% in November of 2020, the same as in October and slightly higher than market forecasts of 1.1%. Prices increased faster for new vehicles (1.6% vs 1.5%) but slowed for food (3.7% vs 3.9%), shelter (1.9% vs 2%) and used cars and trucks (10.9% vs 11.5%). Also, cost of medical care commodities (-1.1% vs -0.8% in September) and energy (-9.4% vs -9.2%) declined further (-9.4% vs -9.2%) while deflation softened for transportation services (-3.4% vs -5.1%) and apparel (-5.2% vs -5.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.2%, higher than a flat reading in October and expectations of 0.1%. The core index which excludes food and energy rose 0.2% on the month and 1.6% on the year."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
129710US Inflation Rate Falls More than Expected11/12/2020 1:32:00 PM"Annual inflation rate in the US fell to 1.2% in October of 2020 from 1.4% in the previous month and below market expectations of 1.3%. The rate remains well below 2.3% in February before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Cost of medical care commodities dropped (-0.8% vs 0.9% in September); and energy prices declined further (-9.2% vs -7.7%). Also, cost of transportation services continued to fall (-5.1%, the same as in August). On the other hand, inflation was steady for food (at 3.9%) and shelter (at 2%) while deflation for apparel softened (-5.5% vs -6%). In addition, prices advanced at a faster pace for cars and trucks (11.5% vs 10.3%) and new vehicles (1.5% vs 1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged, after increasing 0.2% in the prior month and compared with forecasts of a 0.1% gain. Annual core inflation unexpectedly slowed to 1.6% while the monthly index was down unchanged."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
126709US Inflation Rate at 6-Month High10/13/2020 12:33:00 PM"Annual inflation rate in the US edged up to 1.4% in September of 2020 from 1.3% in August, in line with expectations and reaching the highest since March. Inflation has been rising consistently since hitting 0.1% in May, the lowest since September of 2015, due to the coronavirus crisis. Still, it remains well below 2.3% in February before the pandemic. Cost for used cars and trucks surged (10.3% vs 4% in August), prices for new vehicles (1% vs 0.7%), and medical care commodities (0.9% vs 0.8%) increased faster and energy cost dropped less (-7.7% vs -9%). On the other hand, inflation for food (3.9% vs 4.1%), shelter (2% vs 2.3%) and medical care commodities (0.9% vs 0.8%) slowed and the deflation deepened for apparel (-6% vs -5.9%) and transportation services (-5.1% vs -4%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2%, below 0.4% in August and also matching forecasts. Prices of used cars and trucks continued to rise sharply and made the largest upward contribution."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
123803US Inflation Rate Rises More than Expected9/11/2020 12:32:00 PM"Annual inflation rate in the US increased to 1.3% in August of 2020 from 1% in July, beating market forecasts of 1.2%. It is the highest rate since March. Cost for used cars and trucks rebounded (4% vs -0.9% in July), prices for new vehicles increased faster (0.7% vs 0.5%), and energy cost dropped less (-9% vs -11.2%). At the same time, inflation for food (4.1%) and shelter (2.3%) was steady. In contrast, prices slowed for medical care commodities (0.8% vs 1.1%) and medical care services (5.3% vs 5.9%) and the deflation deepened for apparel (-5.9% vs -6.5%) and transportation services (-4% vs -3.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4%, also above forecasts of 0.3%: a sharp rise in the used cars and trucks index was the largest factor, but the indexes for gasoline, shelter, recreation, and household furnishings and operations also contributed. Excluding food and energy, annual core inflation edged up to 1.7% from 1.6%."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi