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 November 2018, the same as in October and in line with market expectations. Year-on-year, the core index advanced 1.9 percent, following a 1.8 percent gain in the prior month, matching forecasts. 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 59.15 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 110.67 Index Points in November 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
2018-11-29 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-11-29 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY 1.8% 1.9% 1.9%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY 1.9% 1.8% 1.9%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
2019-01-31 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY 1.9%
2019-01-31 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM 0.1%
2019-03-01 01:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.73 252.88 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 260.03 259.48 260.03 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.68 110.27 110.68 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.10 117.30 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.50 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.10 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.70 125.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 261.36 260.47 261.36 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.54 209.92 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.67 110.50 110.67 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.40 116.50 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.87 108.81 108.87 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 2.97 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.67 110.50 110.67 16.73 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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United States 110.67 Nov/18


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