CPI for all items rises 0.2% in May as gasoline and shelter indexes increasethangngo wrote: ↑Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:13 amIt's rising fast. 2.8% as I saw it on BLS website.Riley15 wrote: ↑Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:49 amBy profitable do you mean the 2% yield that you have to pay federal and state taxes on while the latest inflation figures are running 2.6%.sabtastic wrote: ↑Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:25 amJust wanted to share my happiness that we have a profitable place to park cash again! Even though online banks are insured, I never felt comfortable dealing with them, and it was a pain to have yet another waiting period before transactions completed.
Where has everyone been placing cash for the last few years?
In May, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.2 percent seasonally adjusted; rising 2.8 percent over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 percent in May (SA); up 2.2 percent over the year (NSA).
http://www.businessdictionary.com/defin ... e-CPI.htmlCore CPI. A method for measuring core inflation. It is the consumer price index (CPI) excluding energy and food prices. ... This method has become the most widely used because food and energy prices can be very volatile, and this wide amount of movement would unfairly bias the measure of inflation.