Chart of the day: What’s driving US inflation? 19 March 2012 21:30 by Global Macro Monitor By Global Macro Monitor The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the U.S. increased 2.9 percent in February before seasonal adjustment. These BLS charts and table illustrate what is driving the increase. About Global Macro MonitorGlobal Macro Monitor is a site designed as a “go to” source for traders, investors, policymakers and any interested in markets and the global economy. It provides informed opinion, timely market information, sources, and links. No related posts.