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Consumer prices rise at fastest clip since 2008

CNBC 06/10/2021

Consumer prices jumped five percent year-over-year in May (3.8 percent, excluding food and energy), the biggest increase since August 2008, the Labor Department reported. Used car and truck prices, which have climbed nearly 30 percent over the past year, were one of the major factors driving up the Consumer Price Index.

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