Inflation gauge hits highest since 1991 as Americans spend more

Olivia Rockeman, Bloomberg News (TNS)
Posted 10/4/21

U.S. personal spending growth accelerated by more than forecast in August, driven by goods purchases, while a closely watched measure of inflation exceeded estimates. 

Purchases of goods and …

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