US core consumer prices rise 0.3 pct., most in a year

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Mail Online—WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year...

US core consumer prices up 0.3 pct., most in a year. U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and is likely to fan inflation fears in financial markets. The Labor Department says overall consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in January, the most in...