U.S. Inflation Rose 0.1% In June, Slightly Lower Than Expected


  • The headline inflation increase was below the consensus estimate of 0.2%, but year-over-year inflation hit 2.9%, highest since February 2012.
  • Core inflation increased 0.2%, matching expectations.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation increased 0.16% in June, triggering higher principal balances for TIPS in August and marking the midpoint of the I Bond rate-setting period.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

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

And here are the new August Inflation Indexes for all TIPS.

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