U.S. consumer prices rise at 2.4 percent from last year

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose 2.4 percent in March from a year earlier, the fastest annual pace in 12 months. The Labor Department said Wednesday that on a monthly basis, the consumer price index declined 0.1 percent in March. The index’s yearly gain, however, suggests that inflation pressures may be picking up. ExcludingContinue reading “U.S. consumer prices rise at 2.4 percent from last year”