Headline CPI dropped -0.1% mom in December versus expectation of -0.3%. Annually, CPI accelerated to 2.0% yoy, up from 1.7% yoy and beat expectation of 1.8% yoy.
Core CPI readings were steady. CPI core-common was unchanged at 1.9% yoy. CPI core-median dropped from 1.9% yoy to 1.8% yoy. CPI core-trimmed was unchanged at 1.9% yoy.