U.S. Inflation Rose 0.1% In December, Slightly Below Expectations

Summary

  • The headline miss probably isn’t significant, but core inflation rose 0.3%, above the consensus estimate of 0.2%.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation dipped 0.06% in December and I Bond investors may be facing a weak variable rate reset on May 1.
  • Wages increased faster than inflation in December, the BLS said. That’s a trend worth watching. If it continues; real inflation could follow.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Investing in TIPS. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s