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PCE Index Rise Signals Inflation Rebound, Fed's Tightrope

By Athena Xu

4/4, 00:22 EDT
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  • The Core PCE Price Index shows a rising trend from August 2023 to February 2024, indicating a recovery in inflation during this period, which aligns with the increase in private sector payrolls.
  • The PCE Services Price Index excluding Housing & Utilities demonstrates a more volatile pattern but generally follows an upward trajectory, suggesting sector-specific inflationary pressures excluding housing and utility costs.