US core consumer prices, excluding volatile items such as food and energy, increased 0.2 percent month-over-month in February 2020, the same pace as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Prices increased for shelter, apparel, personal care, used cars and trucks, education, and medical care. Meanwhile, recreation and airline fares declined.
Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 127.49 points from 1957 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 267.07 points in February of 2020 and a record low of 28.50 points in January of 1957. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Core Consumer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Core Consumer Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2020.
Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 267.66 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Consumer Prices in the United States to stand at 272.41 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 276.57 points in 2021 and 282.10 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.