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January 21, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer Prices in December 2009

Percent change for 12 months ended December 2009, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, not seasonally adjusted
Index Percent change

All items

2.7

Food

-0.5

Energy

18.2

New vehicles

4.9

Apparel

1.9

Shelter

0.3

Transportation services

14.4

Medical care services

3.4

These data featured in the TED article, Consumer Prices in December 2009.          

 

 

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