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U.S. import and export prices increase over the year ending June 2018 

July 18, 2018
From June 2017 to June 2018, U.S. import prices rose 4.3 percent and export prices rose 5.3 percent. The increase in export prices is the largest 12-month increase since the index rose 6.3 percent over the year ending October 2011. Full Text »
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Housing and expenditures: before, during, and after the bubble

This Beyond the Numbers article examines the lead up to, and aftermath of, the housing bubble and burst, including changes in housing prices, housing tenure (homeownership and rental rates), and consumer spending. For these purposes, this analysis uses mainly data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Expenditure (CE) surveys and some data from the Census Bureau.
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