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Flexible Price Consumer Price Index (FLEXCPIM159SFRBATL)

Observation:

Jan 2024: -0.88347 (+ more)   Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Jan 2024:  -0.88347  
Dec 2023:  0.10601  
Nov 2023:  -0.91428  
Oct 2023:  -0.77908  
Sep 2023:  0.46517  
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Units:

Percent Change from Year Ago,
Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly

NOTES

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta  

Release: Sticky Price CPI  

Units:  Percent Change from Year Ago, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

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 [FLEXCPIM159SFRBATL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FLEXCPIM159SFRBATL, March 2, 2024.

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