• Notes From The Desk | US CPI

Notes From The Desk | US CPI Apr 12 2022

Has Inflation Peaked?

Lead by surging gasoline prices US CPI did not disappoint coming in at 8.5% YoY.

Core CPI came in at 0.3% vs expectations of 0.5%, offering a glimmer of hope that March’s print could be the peak of inflation.

Today’s data keeps the Fed on track to deliver a 50bps hike at their next meeting. The miss in core inflation might allow some breathing room for interest rates to stabilize for the moment.

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