Consumer price inflation surges 7.9% in February, most in 40 years (updated)

Mar. 10, 2022 8:31 AM ETICEBy: Liz Kiesche, SA News Editor257 Comments

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  • February consumer price index: +0.8% M/M vs. +0.7% expected and +0.6% prior.
  • CPI +7.9% Y/Y vs. +7.9% expected and +7.5% prior, representing the largest 12-month increase since January 1982.
  • Gasoline, housing and food were the

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