by Calculated Risk on 7/13/2021 11:08:00 AM
The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% June. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index rose 0.5% in June. “The median CPI and 16% trimmed-mean CPI are measures of core inflation calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland based on data released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly CPI report”.
Note: The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI details for June here. Used cars and trucks were up 231% annualized.
This graph shows the year-over-year change for these four key measures of inflation. On a year-over-year basis, the median CPI rose 2.2%, the trimmed-mean CPI rose 2.9%, and the CPI less food and energy rose 4.5%. Core PCE is for May and increased 3.4% year-over-year.