- September inflation rose 0.1%, under the consensus estimate. Annual inflation fell to 2.3%, also under estimates.
- Today’s inflation report means the Social Security COLA will increase 2.8% for 2019, the highest increase since 2012.
- The data also set the I Bond’s inflation-adjusted variable rate at 2.32%, slightly higher than the current 2.22%.
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Also, I have updated my Tracking Inflation and I Bonds page with the new numbers.
And view my Social Security COLA page for these updated numbers.
And here the new November Inflation Indexes for all TIPS.