Economic Statistics for 17 Apr 15
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% both overall, and less food and energy, in March. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI is unchanged at the headline level, and up 1.8% at the core.
The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index rose 2.9 points to 95.9 in April.
The Conference Board’s index of leading indicators rose only 0.2% in March following a downwardly revised gain of only 0.1% in February.