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US consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February

Mar. 12, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February, pushed up slightly by higher gasoline and housing costs even as the prices for autos and clothing slumped. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index rose a modest 1.5 percent last month from a year ago. Inflation has...

Housing, gasoline costs push up US consumer prices 0.2 percent in February; inflation climbs 1.5 percent from last year

Mar. 12, 2019 8:31 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing, gasoline costs push up US consumer prices 0.2 percent in February; inflation climbs 1.5 percent from last year.

US consumer prices flat in January

Feb. 13, 2019 9:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices were unchanged in January, as lower gasoline prices offset the rising costs of housing, clothing and medical care. The Labor Department said the consumer price index rose only 1.6 percent last month from a year earlier. That matched the slowest pace of annual inflation...

UK inflation below official target for first time in 2 years

Feb. 13, 2019 5:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Lower energy costs as well as a waning impact from the pound's sharp fall in the aftermath of the country's Brexit vote have helped consumer price inflation in Britain fall below the Bank of England's target of 2 percent for the first time in two years. The Office for National Statistics said...