Northeast CPI grows 1.5% Y/Y in Oct.

NORTHEAST CPI increased 1.5% year over year, led by a 5,4% increase in medical care costs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
NORTHEAST CPI increased 1.5% year over year, led by a 5,4% increase in medical care costs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
PROVIDENCE – The Consumer Price Index for the Northeast region of the United States increased 1.5% year over year in October, slower than the 1.8% increase nationally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Wednesday. The fastest CPI growth leader in the region was medical care prices, which increased 5.4% year over year in October…

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