April Consumer Price Inflation At -0.1%

Consumer price inflation for April was reported at -0.1%, vs. consensus of 0.1%. The prior reading was 0.1%. The core inflation was at 0%, vs. prior reading of 0.0% and consensus of 0.1%.

A hint of deflation.

Chart 1. U.S. Consumer Price Inflation

Source: BLS

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