Feds Report Inflation Eased Slightly In February

Yahoo Finance reports:

Inflation showed continued signs of cooling off in February but remained stubbornly high and well above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target in the year’s second month, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday morning. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) revealed headline inflation rose 0.4% over last month and 6% over the prior year in February, a slowdown from January’s 0.5% month-over-month increase and 6.4% annual gain. The 6% jump in inflation marks the slowest annual increase in consumer prices since September.

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