Inflation falls for first time in more than two years, key U.S. gauge shows, due to sinking gas prices


The numbers: A key gauge of U.S. inflation fell 0.1% in July thanks to tumbling gasoline prices, marking the first decline in more than two years and giving Americans some relief from a rapidly rising cost of living. The drop in the so-called personal-consumption price index was the first since April 2020, when the U.S. economy was locked down after the initial outbreak of the coronavirus. Econo...

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