Breaking down the latest CPI numbers

The Labor Department reported today that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose a modest 0.3 percent in April and that underlying inflation remained muted. The CPI data was in line with market expectations.

Constance Hunter, KPMG’s Chief Economist, shares her thoughts on the data and how it might be impacted if tariffs are implemented.


To speak with Constance Hunter about what she expects from the economy, contact Matthew Weiss at

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