Monthly Archives: May 2015

I Bond confusion: Understanding how the 0.0% rate rolls out

Back on May 1, I wrote an article about how the new  I Bond inflation adjusted variable rate had fallen into the deep negative, -1.60% (annualized). And this meant any Series I Savings Bond with a fixed rate of  1.6% … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation remains muted, increasing 0.1% in April

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, inflation declined 0.2%. Falling energy prices were a key … Continue reading

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