Economic Statistics for 13 Apr 12
The following statistics were released today on the state of the US economy:
The consumer sentiment index fell to 75.7, led by a an unusually steep drop in consumer assessment of current economic conditions.
Consumer prices increased by 0.3% last month, and 2.6% yearly. Ex-food and energy, the CPI rose 0.2% for the month and 2.3% for the year.