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Inflation Rise Triggers More Wall Street Jitters

The Washington Post reports: The Consumer Price Index, which measures how quickly prices are going up in the U.S. economy, rose at a faster than anticipated 2.1 percent in January compared to a year ago, triggering fears of another rocky run on Wall Street. The monthly Labor Department report on the price of everything from... The post Inflation Rise Triggers More Wall Street Jitters appeared first on Joe.
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