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consumer price index

noun as in current retail prices

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The price of the basket’s contents are factored into a consumer price index, which helps measure inflation.

From Quartz

Other snapshots of the consumer price index show how spending habits are changing as people resume their pre-pandemic spending habits.

The consumer price index released earlier this month is based on a survey of what households buy, while the figures released Friday are based on surveys of what businesses are selling.

Both the producer price index and the consumer price index for March showed upward price pressure beginning to materialize, Speakman wrote.

Services make up about 60% of the overall consumer price index and 75% of the core measure, which excludes food and energy.

From Fortune

Gathering information about local goods for sale in order to develop a targeted Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Index Social Security benefits to the so-called "chained" consumer price index.

Over the past 12 months, the consumer price index (CPI) has risen a scant 1.4 percent.

The first is “headline” CPI, which is the entire consumer price index—i.e., all goods and services including food and energy.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday that the consumer price index was unchanged in July.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consumer price index, such as: price index, retail price index, cost-of-living index, and cpi.

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