Inflation in USA
USA - Inflation
Inflation steady in November
Consumer prices rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.19% in November over the previous month, picking up from October's 0.04% increase. The increase was primarily due to rising prices for housing. In addition, prices for transportation increased, medical care costs fell at a more modest pace.
Inflation came in at 1.2% in November, which was virtually unchanged from October’s print. Meanwhile, annual average inflation ticked down to 1.3% in November (October: 1.4%). Core inflation rose to 1.7% from the previous month's 1.6%.
FocusEconomics panelists see inflation averaging 1.8% in 2021, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. In 2022 our panel expects inflation to average 2.0%.
United States - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||0.1||1.3||2.1||2.4||1.8|
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|Bond Yield||1.92||-0.43 %||Dec 31|
|Exchange Rate||1.12||0.65 %||Dec 31|
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January 8, 2021
Total non-farm payrolls fell 140,000 in December, and missed market analysts’ expectations of a 71,000 increase.
January 5, 2021
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index rose to 60.7 in December from 57.5 in November, beating market expectations of 56.6 and representing the highest level since August 2018.
December 29, 2020
The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite home price index—excluding Detroit due to reporting delays—increased 1.3% month-on-month in October virtually matching September’s rise—the quickest pace since August 2013.
December 22, 2020
Consumer confidence came in at 88.6 in December, down from November's 92.9.
December 16, 2020
Retail sales declined 1.1% in November (October: -0.1% s.a.