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Flexible Price Consumer Price Index less Food and Energy (COREFLEXCPIM159SFRBATL)


Aug 2023: 0.21272 (+ more)   Updated: Sep 13, 2023
Aug 2023:  0.21272  
Jul 2023:  0.83212  
Jun 2023:  0.94787  
May 2023:  1.41388  
Apr 2023:  1.35558  
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Percent Change from Year Ago,
Seasonally Adjusted




Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta  

Release: Sticky Price CPI  

Units:  Percent Change from Year Ago, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


The Flexible Price Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated from a subset of goods and services included in the CPI that change price relatively frequently. Because flexible prices are quick to change, it assumes that when these prices are set, they incorporate less of an expectation about future inflation. Evidence suggests that this flexible price measure is more responsive to changes in the current economic environment or the level of economic slack.

To obtain more information about this release see: Michael F. Bryan, and Brent H. Meyer. “Are Some Prices in the CPI More Forward Looking Than Others? We Think So.” Economic Commentary (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland) (May 19, 2010): 1–6. https://doi.org/10.26509/frbc-ec-201002.

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Flexible Price Consumer Price Index less Food and Energy [COREFLEXCPIM159SFRBATL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/COREFLEXCPIM159SFRBATL, September 30, 2023.


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