Key inflation gauge up 4.8% over past year, slightly above estimates

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CNBC’s Rick Santelli joins ‘Squawk Box’ to break down the latest read on core personal consumption expenditure, one of the Federal Reserve’s favorite inflation gauges.

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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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