Data Round-Up: Core PPI Moderates, But Remains Well Above Fed Target

posted by Michael Lewis on May 09, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Monetary Policy


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Despite the expected moderation in the April PPI (and in tomorrow’s CPI), inflation is still trending up. The FOMC looks certain to continue gradual rate hikes, with the next one coming at the June meeting.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s April PPI report, including a review of the latest high-frequency price measures. 

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