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Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.5% in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate: 4.1% in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment: +200,000(p) in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.09(p) in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand: +0.4%(p) in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

Productivity: -0.1% in 4th Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index: +1.0% in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index: +0.8% in Jan 2018 News Release Historical Data

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CPI for all items increases 0.5% in January as broad array of indexes rise

02/14/2018

In January, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.5 percent seasonally adjusted; rising 2.1 percent over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.3 percent in January (SA); up 1.8 percent over the year (NSA).
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Monthly Labor Review

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Improving initial estimates of the Chained Consumer Price Index

An examination of the reasoning underlying the most recent update to the formula used to produce the preliminary Chained Consumer Price Index. read more »

The Economics Daily

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Consumer prices for food at home up 1.0 percent over the year ending January 2018

Over the year ending January 2018, consumer prices for food at home rose 1.0 percent, less than the 2.1-percent increase for the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for all items. Food at home represents 7.4 percent of the total CPI-U market basket. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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Arlington Memorial Bridge spans the decades as a study in long-term price change

This article examines the history of the Arlington Memorial Bridge and compares the original construction with a contemporary proposed rebuilding of it, which provides an interesting illustration of long-term price change in the United States, with the help of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. read more »