Everyday Prices Rise Just 0.9 Percent in 2020

– January 13, 2021

“Everyday prices increased just 0.9 percent in 2020. The pandemic and government restrictions are likely to distort relative prices, but overall trends are likely to remain moderate.” – Robert Hughes

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Gas and Groceries Pull Down the Everyday Price Index in November

– December 10, 2020

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.2 percent in November, led by gas and groceries. Effects of the pandemic and government restrictions may impact relative prices in the short term.” – Robert Hughes

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Food and Gasoline Offset in the Everyday Price Index

– November 12, 2020

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in October as food and energy price changes largely offset each other.” – Robert Hughes

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Transportation Drives Prices in September

– October 13, 2020

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.2 percent in September on a snapback in intracity transportation. Distortions to prices and economic activity continue under lockdown policies.” – Robert Hughes

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Everyday Prices Pushed Higher by Phone Service and Restaurants

– September 11, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.1 percent in August as distortions to the economy from lockdowns and other restrictions impacted prices.

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Everyday Prices Rise for a Third Month Led by Gas and Phone Service

– August 12, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.5 percent in July, pushed higher by gas and wireless phone services.

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Everyday Prices Surge on Food and Energy Gains in June

– July 14, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 1.2 percent in June, pushed higher by food and energy, the largest components in the index.

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Lockdowns Drive Up Everyday Prices in May

– June 10, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.3 percent in May, pushed higher by groceries, alcohol, and take-out.

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Everyday Price Index Falls for a Third Month in April

– May 12, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.7 percent in April, the third consecutive decline, pushing the 12-month change to -1.7 percent.

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Everyday Price Index Falls Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

– April 10, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.7 percent in March on a drop in motor fuel prices.

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Gasoline Offsets Food and Apparel in February EPI

– March 11, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.2 percent in February as energy offset food and apparel.

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Everyday Prices Rise on Gains in Food and Communication Services

– February 13, 2020

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.3 percent in January after being unchanged in December.

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