Latest Consumer prices News

UK inflation fall eases prospect of imminent rate hike

Jun. 19, 2019 6:01 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Inflation in Britain dipped in May as transport costs returned to normal following an Easter-related boost, official figures showed Wednesday, likely easing the pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates this summer. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer...

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May

Jun. 12, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core...

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted

Jun. 12, 2019 8:30 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted.

US consumer prices rose 0.3% on higher gas, housing costs

May. 10, 2019 9:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.3% in April, led by more expensive gasoline, apartment rents and appliances. The Labor Department said Friday that the consumer price index climbed 2% in the year ending in April. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core prices increased...

This Week: Consumer borrowing, Disney earns, consumer prices

May. 6, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: DEEPER IN DEBT The Federal Reserve issues its latest monthly snapshot of U.S. consumer borrowing trends Tuesday. The tally, which excludes mortgages and other loans secured by real estate, is expected to show consumer borrowing...