A data chart image of Consumer price index up 1.7 percent over the year again

Consumer price index up 1.7 percent over the year again

November 21, 2014

Over the 12 months ended in October 2014, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) all items index increased 1.7 percent before seasonal adjustment, the same as the 12-month change in August and September.

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November 20, 2014

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Industries with the highest concentration of employment among large areas, 2013

Among the 37 U.S. metropolitan areas with annual average employment greater than 750,000 in 2013, a total of 9 areas had the highest concentration of their employment in the information industry. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California, had the highest location quotient in that industry (3.05), followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington, and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana.

November 19, 2014

A data chart image of PPI for final demand up 1.5 percent, October 2013–October 2014

PPI for final demand up 1.5 percent, October 2013–October 2014

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 1.5 percent for the 12 months ended in October 2014 (not seasonally adjusted). The index for final demand services moved up 1.8 percent over the year (October 2013 to October 2014), and the index for final demand goods moved up 1.1 percent.

November 18, 2014

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Unemployment and other labor market difficulties

Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes six different measures of unemployment and other labor market difficulties. These alternative measures of labor underutilization provide insights into a broad range of problems encountered by workers.

November 17, 2014

A data chart image of U.S. import and export prices down again for the year ended October 2014

U.S. import and export prices down again for the year ended October 2014

The price index for overall imports declined 1.8 percent over the past 12 months, the largest year-over-year drop since a 1.8-percent decrease in November 2013.

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