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Consumer Price Index

//CPI Test 05162022// In February, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, and rose 7.9 percent over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy increased 0.5 percent in February (SA); up 6.4 percent over the year (NSA).

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Employment Cost Index

//ECI Charts Test 11042021// CJC2-Compensation costs increased 0.8 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2019 to March 2020. Over the year, compensation rose 2.7 percent, wages and salaries rose 2.7 percent, and benefit costs rose 2.8 percent.

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Employment Situation

//EMPSIT QCT Test 02142022// Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 199,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.9 percent. Employment continued to trend up in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in manufacturing, in construction, and intransportation and warehousing.

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Producer Price Index

//QCT RedHat Maintenance Test 04132022// The Producer Price Index.

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Productivity and Costs

//PROD2 Test RM11512 10122021// Productivity increased 1.6 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter 2018.

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Real Earnings

//REALER QCT Test 11092021// Real average hourly earnings rose by 0.1 percent in December, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings decreased by 0.2 percent and the CPI-U decreased by 0.4 percent. Real average weekly earnings increased by 0.2 percent over the month.

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U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

//XIMPIM Test 05022022// Prices for U.S. imports increased 1.4 percent in February, after advancing 1.9 percent the previous month. Export prices rose 3.0 percent in February following a 2.8-percent increase in January. Over the past year, import prices rose 10.9 percent and export prices advanced 16.6 percent.

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Last Modified Date: April 8, 2021