Lower Gasoline Prices Offset Higher Food Prices

– October 15, 2015

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) decreased 1 percent in September after decreasing 0.5 percent in August.

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What is the Everyday Price Index?

– September 16, 2015

What is the Everyday Price Index? The purpose of the AIER’s Everyday price Index (EPI) is to measure changes in the prices of goods and services that are important to people’s everyday lives. The index reflects the price uncertainty (i.e. unexpected an …

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New EPI: Gasoline Drives Index Lower

– September 16, 2015

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) decreased 0.5 percent in August after registering no change in July. 

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Everyday Prices in Summer Stall

– August 19, 2015

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) was unchanged in July after increasing 0.8 percent in June. 

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Poultry and Eggs Lead Food Prices Higher

– July 17, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) increased 0.8 percent in June after increasing 1.1 percent in May. 

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Gasoline Prices Rebound and Food Prices Stabilize

– June 18, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) increased 1.1 percent in May after showing no change in April. On a not-seasonally-adjusted basis, the CPI increased 0.5 percent in May after rising 0.2 percent in April. AIER’s EPI is not seasonally adjusted. 

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Everyday Prices Stabilize

– May 22, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) was unchanged in April after increasing 0.8 percent in March. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), on the other hand, recorded a 0.2 percent gain.

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Gasoline Prices Firm

– April 17, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) increased 0.8 percent in March. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), on the other hand, increased less, recording a 0.2 percent gain.

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Restaurant Prices Rise Following Stronger Demand

– March 25, 2015

After three consecutive months of decline, the Everyday Price Index (EPI) increased 0.5 percent in February.

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Lower Gasoline Prices Restrain Everyday Prices

– February 26, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) decreased 1.5 percent in January in contrast to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which decreased 0.7 percent.

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Lower Energy Prices Offset Higher Food Prices

– January 20, 2015

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) decreased 1.0 percent in December in contrast to a 0.4 decrease in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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Energy Prices Move Lower

– December 19, 2014

The Everyday Price Index (EPI) decreased 1.2 percent in November. A decrease in energy prices offset an increase in the prices for prescription drugs and childcare.

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