Data Round-Up: Core Inflation Trend Appears to Be Firming

posted by Michael Lewis on March 24, 2015

Found in US, categorized in Macro

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Core inflation readings have firmed some, and the underlying trend looks even higher (e.g., medical services inflation was distorted down by a one-time ACA-mandated change in Medicaid reimbursement rates).


FMI’s analysis of today’s February CPI (also attached as a PDF) as well as notes on this morning’s February New Home Sales and January FHFA Home Price Index as well as March Richmond Fed Regional Surveys.

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