February 18, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer prices increase 1.6 percent in 12 months

12-month percent change in CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted, January 2010–January 2011
Month All items All items less food and energy

Jan 2010

2.6 1.6

Feb 2010

2.1 1.3

Mar 2010

2.3 1.1

Apr 2010

2.2 0.9

May 2010

2.0 0.9

Jun 2010

1.1 0.9

Jul 2010

1.2 0.9

Aug 2010

1.1 0.9

Sep 2010

1.1 0.8

Oct 2010

1.2 0.6

Nov 2010

1.1 0.8

Dec 2010

1.5 0.8

Jan 2011

1.6 1.0

These data are featured in the TED article, Consumer prices increase 1.6 percent in 12 months.




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