The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today no change in the CPI-U All Items Index for January. However, with January 2015’s large fall dropping out of the year-year calculation, the annual inflation rate jumped from 0.67 to 1.34%. Today’s release also includes the annual revision to past data. Some reduction in seasonality can be seen… Read more » Read More
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SF / Philadelphia CPI Differences
The headline, CPI “U.S. City Average” inflation rate published today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics up, at 0.7%. Prices actually fell in December (on a seasonally adjusted basis) but December 2014’s much larger fall, fell out of the year-to-year rate, resulting in that increase to 0.7%. At the local level. San Francisco’s CPI… Read more » Read More
San Francisco CPI-U 2.6% v. U.S. 0.2%
New Regional CPI data-set available. Read More
CPI-U Index up 0.3% in June , with 0.1% Annual inflation.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3 percent
in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, the BLS reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 0.1 percent
before seasonal adjustment. Read More
CPI-U Index tumbles 0.4% in December, with 0.8% Annual inflation.
“The gasoline index continued to fall sharply, declining 9.4 percent and leading to the decrease in the seasonally adjusted all items index.” Read More
CPI-U Index down 0.3% in November , annual inflation down to 1.3%
“The gasoline index posted its sharpest decline since December 2008 and was the main cause of the decrease in the seasonally adjusted all items index.” Read More
CPI-U index drops 0.2% in August.
Gas prices drop 4.1% and contribute 0.25% drop to the index. Annual CPI-U inflation now at 1.71%.
CPI-W inflaiton rate now 1.60%. Read More