Tag Archive for ‘rental prices’

Core Inflation Remains Steady

Consumer prices, measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Consumer Price Index – All Urban Consumer (CPI), rose by 0.2 percent in February after the CPI posted its biggest gain in four years of 0.5 percent in January. Energy price growth slowed over the month to 0.1 percent, from 3.0 percent in January. Meanwhile, core inflation, which excludes the more volatile… Read More ›

Falling Gas Prices Offset by Increasing Rents

In November, consumer prices were unchanged on a seasonally adjusted month-over-month basis according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). A month-over-month drop in the energy index was offset by increases in other components in the all items index. Over the past twelve months, prices on expenditures made by urban consumers increased 1.2% before seasonal adjustments. The… Read More ›

Rental Price Growth Continues to Exceed General Inflation

Data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that consumer prices rose by 0.2% on a seasonally adjusted month-over-month basis in July. In June, the Consumer Price Index – Urban Consumer (CPI) increased by 0.5% month-over-month. Over the past twelve months, prices on expenditures made by urban consumers (as opposed to expenditures made by wage earners), grew by a… Read More ›