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Economic Data (USA)

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November 2015

Earlier this morning, the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November 2015:


Predicted: 0.0%
Actual: 0.0%

(Change from 12 months ago: +0.5%)


Below is the CPI when food and energy are removed, also known as "core CPI":

Predicted: +0.2%
Actual: +0.2%

(Change from 12 months ago: +2.0%)


The above figures (highlighted) represent the seasonally adjusted, month-to-month change in prices for a specific group of goods and services that consumers buy, and is, therefore, a very important part of the overall inflation picture for the country.

The "predicted" figure is what economists and Wall Street forecasters were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

General categories that constitute the CPI are:

  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Clothing
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Food and Beverages
  • Recreation
  • Miscellaneous Goods and Services (grooming expenses, etc.)
Click here to view the full Labor Department report.

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