U.S. Inflation Rose 0.1% In October, Hitting Expected Number


  • Both the headline and core inflation numbers matched the consensus estimates, so no surprises in today’s numbers.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation declined slightly in October, which will cause a slight drop in TIPS principal balances in December.
  • A December rate increase still looks likely from the Federal Reserve.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

Also, I have updated my Inflation and I Bonds page with these new numbers.

And here are the new December inflation indexes for all TIPS.


About Tipswatch

Author of Tipswatch.com blog, David Enna is a long-time journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. A past winner of two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards, he has written on real estate and home finance, and was a founding editor of The Charlotte Observer's website.
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