. U.S. Inflation Hits New Four-Decade High Of 9.1% « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Wall Street Journal – U.S. consumer inflation rose last month from the year before at the highest rate in more than four decades, as prices climbed throughout the economy.

The consumer-price index rose 9.1% in the 12 months ended in June, the fastest pace since November 1981, the Labor Department said on Wednesday. The June increase also eclipsed May’s 8.6% rate, which led Federal Reserve officials to shift to a faster pace of benchmark interest-rate increases in its campaign to bring down inflation…

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