Food Prices Send AIER’s Everyday Price Index Up 0.5 Percent in April

– May 11, 2022

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose again in April led by food prices. Sustained price pressures, a new Fed tightening cycle, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and lockdowns in China are threats to the economic outlook.” ~ Robert Hughes

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AIER’s Everyday Price Index Surges 3.0 Percent in March

– April 12, 2022

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index surged in March as upward price pressures continue. Global economic turmoil surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a new Fed tightening cycle are boosting uncertainty for the economy.” ~ Robert Hughes

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Gas and Groceries Drive AIER’s Everyday Price Index Sharply Higher in February

– March 10, 2022

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose again in February, driven by increases in the prices for motor fuel and groceries. Price pressures are unlikely to ease in the short term given the global economic turmoil surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine.” ~ Robert Hughes

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Groceries and Utilities Push AIER’s Everyday Price Index Up in January

– February 10, 2022

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose again in January, driven by increases in the prices for groceries and household utilities. Constraints on production are likely to ease somewhat as new Covid cases decline. However, labor shortages may sustain upward pressure on prices for some time.” ~ Robert Hughes

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Drop in Gas Holds AIER’s Everyday Price Index Down in December

– January 12, 2022

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index was unchanged in December as falling motor fuels prices offset other gains. Despite waves of new Covid cases, progress boosting output is being made and that should eventually ease some price pressures.” ~ Robert Hughes

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AIER’s Everyday Price Index Posts Its 12th Consecutive Increase

– December 13, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted its 12th consecutive increase in November, pushing the 12-month gain to the highest since 2008. Shortages of supplies and materials, logistical and supply chain issues, and labor problems are sustaining upward price pressures. Recurring waves of new Covid cases will likely compound the difficulties.” ~ Robert Hughes

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AIER’s Everyday Price Index Jumps 1.2 Percent in October

– November 10, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted its eleventh consecutive increase in October on widespread gains. Price pressures remain elevated due to the lingering effects of the pandemic. As these effects fade, price pressures are likely to ease.” ~ Robert Hughes

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Groceries Feed Gains in the Everyday Price Index in September

– October 13, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted its tenth consecutive increase in September led by groceries. Prices of many goods and services continue to be distorted by the lingering effects of the pandemic including shortages, logistical and supply chain issues, and labor problems. As these distortions fade, price pressures are likely to ease.” – Robert Hughes

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Everyday Price Index Rises at a Slower Pace in August

– September 14, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted a slower gain in August but is still up 6.8 percent from a year ago. Prices of many goods and services continue to be distorted by the lingering effects of the pandemic and government shutdowns. As these distortions fade, price pressures are likely to ease.” – Robert Hughes

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Everyday Price Index Outpaces the CPI in July

– August 11, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose again, led by food and energy. Prices for many goods and services are still distorted by the lingering effects of government shutdowns. As these distortions fade, price pressures are likely to ease.” – Robert Hughes

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Everyday Prices Continued to Surge in June

– July 13, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted a seventh straight monthly increase, reflecting a wide range of lingering fallout from government lockdowns. As these issues are worked out, price pressures are likely to ease.” – Robert Hughes

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Everyday Prices Rise at the Fastest Annual Pace Since 2011

– June 10, 2021

“AIER’s Everyday Price Index posted a sixth straight monthly increase, reflecting a wide range of materials shortages, logistical, supply chain, and labor problems. As these issues are worked out, price pressures are likely to ease.” – Robert Hughes

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