The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index in the United States, which excludes prices of food and energy, edged up 0.1 month-over-month in October 2018, following a 0.2 percent gain in September and below market expectations of a 0.2 percent increase. Year-on-year, the core index advanced 1.8 percent, following a downwardly revised 1.9 percent gain in the prior month and below market consensus of a 1.9 percent rise. Core PCE inflation is the Fed's preferred measure of inflation and the central bank targets it at 2 percent. Core Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 59.08 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 110.46 Index Points in October of 2018 and a record low of 16.73 Index Points in January of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-31 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY
2019-01-31 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM
2019-03-01 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.50 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.88 252.83 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 259.48 258.94 259.48 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.65 110.27 110.65 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.30 117.20 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.90 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.80 127.30 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 128.40 127.80 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.20 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 260.47 260.27 260.47 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 209.92 213.48 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.46 110.34 110.46 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.50 116.10 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.77 108.58 108.77 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.97 3.00 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid by people for domestic purchases of goods and services, excluding the prices of food and energy. The core PCE is the Fed's preferred inflation measure. The central bank has a 2 percent target. This page provides - United States Core Pce Price Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.46 110.34 110.46 16.73 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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United States 110.46 Oct/18


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