The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States rose 0.2 percent month-over-month in March of 2019, following a 0.1 percent gain in January. Prices for services went up 0.2 percent, unchanged from the previous month and cost of goods advanced 0.2 percent, after being flat in February, of which nondurables (0.6 percent compared to 0.1 percent) while durables (-0.5 percent compared to -0.3 percent). Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were flat, after a 0.1 percent increase in February. Year-on-year, the PCE price index increased 1.5 percent, above 1.3 percent in February and the core index advanced 1.6 percent, lower than 1.7 percent in February. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 58.13 Index Points from 1959 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 109.22 Index Points in March of 2019 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.