consumer prices

Inflation Round-Up

May 18, 2010

A little more than a year has passed since the severest months of the world recession.  Commodity prices are higher now; gold and oil have climbed 31% and 22%, respectively.  But demand-pull price pressures, which typically lag the business cycle, have receded in most economies.  Euro area data exemplify this pattern.  Whereas headline CPI inflation […] More