Four experts react to May’s hotter-than-expected inflation report

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Harvard’s Jason Furman, American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Strain, Edward Jones’ Mona Mahajan, and Oxford Economics’ Kathy Bostjancic join CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ to break down May’s consumer price index report.

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In economics, inflation refers to a general progressive increase in prices of goods and services in an economy. When the general price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation corresponds to a reduction in the purchasing power of money.

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