Inflation Soars To 9.1% in June

By Sloan T. Wilson, The Chicago Times

July 13, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday the consumer price index, an aggregate measure of everyday goods and services, increased to 9.1% from a last June, outpacing the 8.8% Dow Jones estimate.  

Excluding volatile food and energy prices, CPI increased 5.9%, monthly CPI rose 1.3% and core CPI increased 0.7%, compared to estimates of 1.1% and 0.5%.