Everyday Price Index

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in October after being unchanged in September. Over the past four months, the EPI has fallen 0.1 percent in two (October and July) and been unchanged in two (August and September).

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index was unchanged for the second month in a row in September. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index was unchanged in August, compared to a 0.1 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI is not seasonally adjusted, so we compare it with the unadjusted CPI. Over the past 12 months, the EPI has risen 3.3 percent while the CPI is up 2.7 percent.

Friday, August 10th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in July while the Consumer Price Index was unchanged for the month. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.4 percent in June, above the 0.2 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 0.9 percent in May, above the 0.4 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 0.8 percent in April, ahead of the 0.4 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in March following a 0.4 percent rise in February. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) jumped 0.4 percent in February following a 0.7 percent surge in January. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) jumped 0.7 percent in January following a 0.2 percent decline in December. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Friday, January 12th, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index (EPI) fell 0.2 percent in December following a 0.2 percent rise in November. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.2 percent in November following a 0.7 percent drop in October. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.7 percent in October following a 0.9 percent gain in September. Large swings in energy prices were the primary driver for the September spike and October retreat.

Friday, October 13th, 2017

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 0.9 percent in September, ahead of the 0.5 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities.

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.4 percent in August, ahead of the 0.3 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. Despite the increase in the latest month, price increases overall remain modest in the U.S. economy. Over the past 12 months, the EPI has risen a moderate 1.7 percent.

Friday, August 11th, 2017

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in July, confirming the message from the Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index reports: price increases overall remain very modest in the U.S. economy. Over the past 12 months, the EPI has risen just 1.3 percent.

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Aggregates can provide a reasonable summary but can also be deceiving. AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 0.1 percent in June after being unchanged in May. Over the past 12 months, the EPI has risen just 0.9 percent.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index was unchanged in May because a decline in gasoline prices offset increases in food prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Monday, May 15th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 0.6 percent in April led by price increases at grocery stores and gas stations. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Friday, April 14th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index decreased 0.2 percent in March. A decline in prices of household fuels, utilities, and telephone service offset higher food prices.

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