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Consumer Price Index rose 2.5 percent over the year ending October 2018 


November 19, 2018
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 2.5 percent from October 2017 to October 2018. Consumer prices for food rose 1.2 percent during that period. Prices for food at home changed little over the year (up 0.1 percent), while prices for food away from home rose 2.5 percent. Energy prices were 8.9 percent higher in October 2018 than a year earlier. Full Text »
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