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US Core Consumer Prices Explode Higher At Fastest Pace Since 1981

• Via ZeroHedge

However, it appears analyst massively underestimated as headline CPI surged 0.8% MoM (4 times the +0.2% expected) and exploded 4.2% YoY. That is the biggest YoY jump since Sept 2008 (and biggest MoM jump since June 2008)

Core CPI was expected to rise by the most this millennia, but it was hotter than that. The index for all items less food and energy rose 3.0% over the past 12 months; this was its largest 12-month increase since January 1996… and the MoM jump of 0.92% is the biggest since 1981

Energy and Core Services dominated the surge…

Services prices soared 4.4% YoY – the highest since 1991…