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Inflation Project

Sticky Price CPI

Published by noon (ET) on the day of the CPI release, the sticky price index sorts the components of the consumer price index (CPI) into either flexible or sticky (slow to change) categories based on the frequency of their price adjustment.

 Sticky Price CPI Growth Increased
August 19, 2014

The Atlanta Fed's sticky-price consumer price index (CPI)—a weighted basket of items that change price relatively slowly—rose 1.3 percent (annualized) in July, following a 2.3 percent gain in June. The 12-month change in the index was 2.1 percent.

The sticky price index increased 1.1 percent (annualized) on a core basis (excluding food and energy) in July, and the 12-month index was 2.1 percent.

The flexible cut of the CPI—a weighted basket of items that change price relatively frequently—rose at a 0.4 percent annualized rate in July. The flexible CPI is now 1.8 percent above year-ago levels.

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Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Sticky CPI

Core Sticky CPI

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