Economic Index Reveals Higher-Than-Anticipated Inflation

Feb 14, 2018
Originally published on February 14, 2018 2:49 pm

The Consumer Price Index, released Wednesday, revealed higher-than-anticipated inflation levels across the U.S. The news surprised economists because while wages have been rising, the price of basic commodities has not.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins speaks with NPR’s Marilyn Geewax (@geewaxnpr) about the state of the economy.

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