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U.S. Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY

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Latest Release
Feb 14, 2018
Actual
1.8%
Forecast
1.7%
Previous
1.8%
The Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the changes in the price of goods and services, excluding food and energy. The Central bank pays very close attention to this figure in its role of maintaining price stability. Because the Fed believes that core inflation is a better gauge of underlying price pressures, it is more closely watched than overall inflation which tends to be more volatile.

A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the USD, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the USD.
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Source: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics...
U.S. Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Mar 13, 2018 (Feb) 18:00     1.8%
Feb 14, 2018 (Jan) 19:00 1.8% 1.7% 1.8%
Jan 12, 2018 (Dec) 19:00 1.8% 1.7% 1.7%
Dec 13, 2017 (Nov) 19:00 1.7% 1.8% 1.8%
Nov 15, 2017 (Oct) 19:00 1.8% 1.7% 1.7%
Oct 13, 2017 (Sep) 18:00 1.7% 1.8% 1.7%

News

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Analysis

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