September 21, 2018
Average expenditures per consumer unit for 2017 were $60,060, a 4.8-percent increase from 2016 levels. During the same period, the Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) rose 2.1 percent, and average pretax incomes decreased by 1.5 percent.read full article »
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September 20, 2018
Prices for U.S. imports advanced 3.7 percent from August 2017 to August 2018 and have not recorded a 12-month decline since October 2016.
September 19, 2018
Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 0.2 percent from August 2017 to August 2018. The change in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.5-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.
September 18, 2018
Over the 12 months from August 2017 to August 2018, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.7 percent, not seasonally adjusted. The August increase was smaller than the 2.9 percent increase for the 12 months ending July.
September 17, 2018
The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 2.8 percent from August 2017 to August 2018. For the year ending in August 2017, final demand prices rose 2.4 percent.
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