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Economic Indicators

What is the Consumer Price Index?
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the average change in the prices urban consumers paid for consumer goods and services. Indexes include the U.S. and other geographic areas, and data on select utility, automotive fuel and food items.

What is Producer Price Index? 
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change in the selling prices domestic producers receive. Indexes include prices from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.

What is the level of consumer debt?
Visit the Fed’s G.19 Statistical Release, released around the fifth business day of each month.

Statistics Releases

Fed statistical releases
Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and unemployment rates
National Association of Realtors Existing-Home Sales
U.S. Census New Residential Construction (housing starts)
Federal Reserve Beige Book