Everyday Price Index

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.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index was unchanged in February because an increase in prices at grocery stores and restaurants was offset by a decline in gasoline prices.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 1 percent in January led by food, energy, and health-care prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index inched up 0.2 percent in December, led by rising gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index fell 0.4 percent in November, led by lower gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index dropped 0.1 percent in October as falling fuel and utility prices offset an increase for gasoline. The EPI measures price changes that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 0.2 percent in September, driven by a 2.3 percent jump in gasoline prices. Over the past 12 months, the index has fallen 0.1 percent.

Friday, September 16th, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in August from July, driven down by a 3 percent drop in gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care services.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.4 percent in July from June, driven by the first drop in energy prices in five months. The EPI measures changes in prices that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care services.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.8 percent in June from May, primarily driven by the increases in energy-related prices, which increased for the fourth month in a row.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.6 percent in May from April, led by a 6.6 percent jump in gasoline prices. The increase in gas prices was partially offset by a 0.5 percent drop in grocery prices from April to May.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Everyday purchases cost more in April as gas prices took off.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Rising energy prices push everyday prices higher.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Energy prices plummet faster than other prices climb

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Short-term trends appear to be changing.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Dairy products were the only grocery food prices to increase.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Gas prices are down 24 percent over a year ago.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Drops in commodity prices are keeping energy and food prices low

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

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

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