2.9 percent in June

WASHINGTON | US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

WASHINGTON — Consumer prices rose in June from a year earlier at the fastest pace in more than six years, lifted by more expensive gas, car insurance, and higher rent. The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index ticked up just 0.1 percent in June. But inflation jumped 2.9 percent from a year … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years