Little Change In U.S. Inflation In September

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.7%.

The core CPI, which excludes food and energy, also increased 0.1% in September and is also up 1.7% year over year.

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The All Food index increased 0.3% in and is up 3.0% from a year ago. The All Energy index decreased 0.7% and is down 0.6% from a year ago.

Energy Commodities in particular were down 1.1% in September and 3.3% from a year ago.

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The Producer Price Index for final demand decreased 0.1% in September, seasonally adjusted. The index for final demand increased 1.6% for the 12 months ended in September.

The core PPI, which excludes food and energy, was unchanged in September and is also up 1.6% from a year ago.

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