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Energy and Tobacco Prices Surge in the AIER Everyday Price Index

– April 10, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 1.1 percent in March, nearly double the 0.6 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. The E …

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Clothes and Gas Boost Everyday Prices in February

– March 12, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.4 percent in February after posting four consecutive declines between October 2018 and January 2019. The Everyday Price Index measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals …

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Motor-Fuel Prices Drag Everyday Price Index Down in January

– February 13, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.3 percent in January after dropping 0.9 percent in December. January marks the fourth consecutive decrease in the Everyday Price Index and the fifth drop in the last seven months. The EPI measures price changes people …

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Everyday Prices Plunge Again in December

– January 11, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index plunged 0.9 percent in December after dropping 1.0 percent in November. Over the past six months, the EPI has fallen four times at an overall annualized pace of −4.1 percent. The EPI measures price changes people see in ever …

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Calculation of The Harwood Index of Inflation

– December 27, 2018

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Everyday Prices Plunge In November

– December 12, 2018

AIER’s Everyday Price Index plunged 1.0 percent in November after falling 0.1 percent in October. Over the past five months, the EPI has fallen three times for an annualized pace of −2.7 percent. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday pu …

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Everyday Prices Fall for the Second Time in Four Months

– November 14, 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). The EPI measures price cha …

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Everyday Prices Unchanged for the Second Month in a Row

– October 11, 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. It excludes prices of infrequently purch …

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Everyday Prices Unchanged in August as the CPI Increases 0.1 Percent

– September 13, 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 …

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AIER Everyday Price Index Falls 0.1 Percent as a Drop in Gasoline Overshadows a Rise in Food

– August 10, 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. The EPI is no …

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Gardening Services and Admissions Prices Boost the AIER Everyday Price Index

– July 12, 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. The EPI is not s …

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Energy and Prescription-Drug Prices Surge in the AIER Everyday Price Index

– June 12, 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. The EPI is not …

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