Falling Gas Prices Leave U.S. Inflation Unchanged In November

Summary

  • Headline inflation came in at 0.0% in November and was up 2.2% year-over-year. Core inflation was up 0.2% for the month and 2.2% for the year.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation actually fell 0.33% in November, which means investors in TIPS will take a hit in January, as principal balances decline.
  • Overall inflation remains moderate. We have not entered a deflationary period.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

Also, I’ve updated my Inflation and I Bonds page with the November numbers.

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

 

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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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