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Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate: 4.1% in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment: +148,000(p) in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.09(p) in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand: -0.1%(p) in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

Productivity: +3.0% in 3rd Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index: +0.1% in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index: -0.1% in Dec 2017 News Release Historical Data

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CPI for all items increases 0.1% in December; shelter index rises, gasoline index falls

01/12/2018

In December, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 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 December (SA); up 1.8 percent over the year (NSA).
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Consumer Price Index: 2017 in review

From December 2016 to December 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.1 percent. Over the same 12-month period the previous year, the index also increased 2.1 percent, following a 0.7-percent increase from December 2014 to December 2015. 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 »