The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available.
Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.5% in Jul 2021
Unemployment Rate: 6.1% in Apr 2021
Payroll Employment: +850,000(p) in Jun 2021
Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.10(p) in Jun 2021
Producer Price Index - Final Demand: +0.6%(p) in Oct 2021
Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.5% in 3rd Qtr of 2020
Productivity: +5.4% in 1st Qtr of 2021
U.S. Import Price Index: +0.3% in Sep 2020
U.S. Export Price Index: +0.6% in Sep 2020read more »
//CPI Test 06242022// 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...
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