Consumer Prices Fell 0.1% in June, Led by Energy Price Decline

Consumer prices fell 0.1 % in June, led by a decline in energy prices, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said in a statement. The energy index fell 2.9% in June.

Core inflation, which strips out volatile food and energy prices, was 0.2%.

The decline was in line with expectations. Economists had forecast that a drop in CPI of 0.1%, with the core figure unchanged at 0.1%, according to CNN.

Learn about investing from the comfort of your own home.

Portfolio Basics

Take the first steps to building your portfolio.

View Course »

Investment Strategies

Learn the strategies you need to build a winning portfolio

View Course »

Add a Comment

*0 / 3000 Character Maximum