by Calculated Risk on 1/12/2022 12:38:00 PM
The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI and the trimmed-mean CPI this morning:
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in December. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index increased 0.4% in December. “The median CPI and 16% trimmed-mean CPI are measures of core inflation calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland based on data released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) monthly CPI report”.
Note: The Cleveland Fed released the median CPI details here: “Used Cars” were up 51% annualized.
This graph shows the year-over-year change for these four key measures of inflation.