Current: US consumer prices – strongest year-on-year increase since 2012

US consumer prices (June) were slightly lower than expected at +0.1% (forecast was +0.2%; previous month was +0.2%). Compared to the same month last year, prices rose by +2.9% (forecast was 2.7%; previous month was +2.5%) – this is the strongest increase since February 2012!

In the core rate (excluding food and energy) prices rose by +0.2% (forecast was +0.1%; previous month was +0.1%) and by +2.3% (forecast was +2.3%; previous month was +2.2%).

The real incomes of Americans rose by +0.% (forecast was +0.2%; previous month was +0.1%).

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