United States Consumer Price Index

The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a time series measure of the price level of consumer goods and services. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, which started the statistic in 1919, publishes the CPI on a monthly basis. The CPI is calculated by observing price changes among a wide array of products in urban areas and weighing these price changes by the share of income consumers spend purchasing them. The resulting statistic, measured as of the end of the ... Full Story »

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It isn't journalism, it's a reference source, and it is somewhat technical. Since it is based on user contributions, it can be inaccurate, but users in general help to insure its accuracy. (I wonder why News Trust links to non-journalism sources and then asks if it is "good journalism"?)

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