Annual U.S. Inflation Hits 6-Year High In May Report

Summary

  • ‘Headline’ inflation rose 0.2% in May, but is up 2.8% over the last 12 months, highest since February 2012.
  • Core inflation also increased 0.2%, showing that gasoline prices are not the sole source of inflationary pressure.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation was up 0.42% in May. What does this means for holders of TIPS and I Bonds?

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

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

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

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