Cheaper gasoline weighs on U.S. consumer prices in December

FILE PHOTO: Fuel nozzles are seen at a petrol station .REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nine months in December amid a plunge in gasoline prices, but underlying inflation pressures remained firm as rental housing and healthcare costs rose steadily. Overall, the report from the Labor Department on Friday painted a picture of inflation that was under control, with […]

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