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For Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the current too-low inflation rate is not only “transitory,” it’s also “idiosyncratic.”

Aside from the plunge in oil, the head of the central bank this month chose to highlight two culprits for the subdued price environment—medical care and non-market prices—which, combined, account for about 24 percent of the Fed’s preferred inflation measure. By choosing to focus on two such quirky components, Yellen showed that she and most of her colleagues remain confident the unhealthy lack of inflation is only temporary.

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