US consumer prices soared 7% in past year, most since 1982

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
AP Economics Writer
Posted 1/12/22

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices paid by U.S. consumers jumped 7% in December from a year earlier, the highest inflation rate since 1982 and the latest evidence that rising costs for food, rent and …

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