Consumer Price Index Decreases In August

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) decreased 0.2% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.7%.

The core CPI, which excludes food and energy, was unchanged in August and is also up 1.7% year over year.

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The All Food index increased 0.2% in August and is up 2.7% from a year ago. The All Energy index decreased 2.6% and is up 0.4% from a year ago.

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Consumer Price Index Little Changed In July

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 2.0%.

The core CPI, which excludes food and energy, also increased 0.1% in July and is up 1.9% year over year.

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The All Food index increased 0.4% in July and is up 2.5% from a year ago. The All Energy index decreased 0.3% and is up 2.6% from a year ago.

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