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Consumer Price Index

December 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in November on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in October the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The gasoline index declined 4.2 percent, offsetting increases in an array of indices including shelter and used cars and trucks. The food index rose in November, with the indices for food at home and food away from home both increasing.

The all items index increased 2.2 percent for the 12 months ending November compared to a 2.5-percent increase for the period ending October.


line graph- U.S. Consumer Price Index

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