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Sticky Price Consumer Price Index less Shelter (STICKCPIXSHLTRM158SFRBATL)


Aug 2023: 4.55238 (+ more)   Updated: Sep 13, 2023
Aug 2023:  4.55238  
Jul 2023:  0.85385  
Jun 2023:  0.68597  
May 2023:  2.21458  
Apr 2023:  2.91470  
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Percent Change at Annual Rate,
Seasonally Adjusted




Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta  

Release: Sticky Price CPI  

Units:  Percent Change at Annual Rate, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


The Sticky Price Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated from a subset of goods and services included in the CPI that change price relatively infrequently. Because these goods and services change price relatively infrequently, they are thought to incorporate expectations about future inflation to a greater degree than prices that change on a more frequent basis. One possible explanation for sticky prices could be the costs firms incur when changing price.

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, Sticky Price Consumer Price Index less Shelter [STICKCPIXSHLTRM158SFRBATL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/STICKCPIXSHLTRM158SFRBATL, September 29, 2023.


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