February 2012 - Volume 20, Number 1
Consumer Price Index, Monthly Change
The seasonally adjusted official Consumer Price Index remained flat in the 4th quarter. Over the last 12 months the all items index increased 3 percent before seasonal adjustments. The gasoline index declined for the third month in a row and the household energy index declined as well. The food index rose in December, with the index for food at home turning up after declining in November.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
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