Dollar suffers renewed sell after core consumer came in lower than expected. Headline CPI rose 0.2% mom, 2.7% yoy versus expectation of 0.1% mom, 2.7% yoy. That slowed from prior month’s 0.2% mom, 2.9% yoy. Core CPI rose 0.1% mom, 2.2%, missed expectation of 0.2% mom, 2.4% yoy. Also it missed expectation of 0.2% mom, 2.4% yoy.
Job data was solid though. Initial jobless claims dropped -1k to 204k in the week ended September 8. That’s the new lowest since December 6 1969. Four-week moving average of initial claims dropped -2k to 208k, lowest since December 6, 1969. Continuing claims dropped -15k to 1.696m, lowest since December 1, 1973. Four week moving average of continuing claims dropped -8.25k to 1.71125m., lowest since November 24, 1973.