Inflation

Sunday Money: Inflation

Iiiiittt’ssss baaack.  We are talking inflation — U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December 2017 bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year.   WHAT IS BEHIND THE RECENT UPTICK IN INFLATION DATA? Increases in demand and sales typically leads to rising prices: Housing rents. Car sales. Retail sales in