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Flexible Price Consumer Price Index less Food and Energy

2015-10: -0.27046 Percent Change  
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted, COREFLEXCPIM157SFRBATL, Updated: 2015-11-17 10:58 AM CST
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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. For further information about Flexible Price CPI, go to

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Release: Sticky Price CPI

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Flexible Price Consumer Price Index less Food and Energy [COREFLEXCPIM157SFRBATL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 25, 2015.

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