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U.S. Future Inflation Gauge Rises


U.S. inflationary pressures were slightly higher in January, as the U.S. future inflation gauge climbed to 101.2 from a revised 98.9 in December, originally reported as 98.6, according to data released Friday morning by the Economic Cycle Research Institute.

“With the USFIG staying well below the highs seen in early 2011, U.S. inflation pressures are relatively restrained,” ECRI Chief Operations Officer Lakshman Achuthan said in a release.

 

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