U.S. Consumer Prices Fell in February

WASHINGTON—U.S. consumer prices fell in February due largely to a continued drop in energy prices, but other evidence pointed to steadily building inflation pressures as the labor market and economy gain steam.

The consumer-price index, a gauge of what Americans pay for everything from refrigerators to dental care, declined a seasonally adjusted 0.2% over the month, the Labor Department said Wednesday. Overall prices haven’t risen…

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