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THE NORTHEAST consumer price index increased 1.6% year over year in June, not seasonally adjusted, matching U.S. inflation figures. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ARIANA LINDQUIST

Northeast CPI increases 1.6% year over year in June, matches U.S....

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast consumer price index increased 1.6% year over year in June, not seasonally adjusted, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

Northeast CPI increased 1.5% year over year

PROVIDENCE – The consumer price index in the Northeast region of the United States increased 1.5% year over year in May, slower than the...
THE UNITED STATES consumer price index increased 1.8% year over year in May. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. core inflation cools, bolstering case for Fed rate cut

NEW YORK – A closely-watched measure of United States inflation trailed forecasts in May as prices fell for used vehicles, reinforcing the case for...
NORTHEAST CPI increased 1.7% year over year in April. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Northeast CPI increases 1.7% in April

PROVIDENCE – The consumer-price index in the Northeast region increased 1.7% year over year in April, nonseasonally adjusted, slower than the 2% United States...
THE UNITED STATES consumer-price index increased 0.3% monthly and 2% annually in April. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. consumer-price gains miss estimates, testing Powell’s view

NEW YORK – A key measure of United States consumer prices rose by less than expected in April on lower used-car and apparel costs,...
CPI in the Northeast region increased 1.7% year over year in March, slower than the national increase of 1.9%. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKASHA RABUT

Northeast region inflation hits 1.7% in March, slower than national increase

PROVIDENCE – The Northeast region consumer price index increased 1.7% year over year in March, not seasonally adjusted, slower inflation than the U.S. city...
UNITED STATES core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, rose 0.1 percent from the prior month, and 2 percent from a year earlier in March. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

U.S. core inflation unexpectedly cools amid apparel data shift

NEW YORK - A key measure of United States inflation rose less than forecast in March on a drop in apparel prices following a...
U.S. INFLATION unexpectedly slowed in February amid falling prices for autos and prescription drugs. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

U.S. core inflation unexpectedly cools on autos, drugs

NEW YORK - A key measure of underlying United States inflation unexpectedly eased in February amid falling prices for autos and prescription drugs, giving...
THE NORTHEAST CPI, nonseasonally adjusted, increased 1.3 percent year over year in February, slower than the U.S. city average CPI increase of 1.5 percent in that time. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Northeast CPI increases 1.3%, slower than U.S. city average

PROVIDENCE – The nonseasonally adjusted Northeast Consumer Price Index increased 1.3 percent year over year in February, 0.2 percentage points lower than the average...

PBN Economic Trends Summit: R.I. improving but future optimism guarded

PROVIDENCE – Graphs with various economic indicators showing a giant dive in 2008-2009 followed by a steady upward line to today flew on big...
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