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Core Inflation Is UP

Core Inflation

As outlined by USAFacts Core Inflation is up. The definition of Core inflation is:

The overall CPI, also known as “headline” CPI, is measured by the percent change in these categories from one period to another. Since food and energy categories are typically much more volatile than the other parts of the CPI, economists often focus more on a metric called the “core” CPI which excludes these two categories.