The Week Ahead

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX Tuesday, May 14, 8:30 a.m.

Consumer prices in April probably increased a mild 0.2%, according to economists polled by McGraw-Hill Inc.'s MMS International. In March, falling fuel costs caused a 0.1% drop in the overall CPI. Excluding food and energy, prices also likely rose by 0.2% last month, after increasing 0.1% in March.

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