Low inflation rate is preferred because

11 Mar 2020 Expect the inflation rate to fall to 1.8% by the end of the year, down from jump as low mortgage rates cause demand for homes to surge in the face of Also, a renewed preference for eating at home instead of eating out will  30 May 2019 Economists said the sharp downward revision to the first-quarter inflation rate raised the risk of a lower core PCE price index number in April. Price stability implies avoiding both prolonged inflation and deflation. a slowdown in economic growth, because the general level of prices declines, and thus, The inflation rate below but close to 2% is low enough to allow the economy to