Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The shelter index increased 0.3 percent and was the main factor in the seasonally adjusted all items increase. The indices for new vehicles, recreation, and apparel all declined.
The all items index rose 2.0 percent for the 12 months ending October, a smaller increase than the 2.2-percent increase for the period ending September. The energy index increased 6.4 percent over the last 12 months, and the index for food rose 1.3 percent.