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Inflation surges 9.1% in June, hitting a new 40-year high

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Consumer prices soared 9.1% compared with a year earlier, the government says. It's the biggest 12-month increase since 1981, and up from an 8.6% jump in May. Some economists have held out hope that inflation might be reaching or nearing a short-term peak.
Published 7 months ago · Washington, United States

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