Consumer Price Index MoM (Feb)
CPI Ex Food & Energy MoM (Feb)
Consumer Price Index YoY (Feb)
CPI Ex Food & Energy YoY (Feb)
The calm during the storm.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â March numbers are already beingÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â forecast at up 0.7% for headline CPI.
The individual components have been volatile.
Also, gasoline prices fell 2%.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Retail sales of gasoline was reported down 1% earlier this week.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Together this implies physical demand (gallons sold) went up.
U. of Michigan Confidence (Mar P)
Current conditions improved, expectations fell.
Inflation expectations one year forward rose from 3.6% to 4.5% which complicates the Fed’s decision on Tuesday.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â The 5 year number fell from 3.0% to 2.9% which is somewhat of an offset.