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- PCE Price Index
The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) price index increased at an annualized rate of 1.0 percent in September, following increases of 1.1 percent in July and 1.5 percent in August. Over the past year, the headline PCE price index has increased 0.9 percent. Prices for energy goods and services, a volatile component of the PCE price index, increased 10.2 percent, contributing positively to the headline index. The core PCE price index, which excludes food and energy prices, increased 0.7 percent in September and has increased 1.2 percent over the past twelve months. The market-based core PCE price index, which also excludes most imputed prices, increased 0.6 percent for the month, following increases of 1.3 and 1.0 percent in July and August, respectively, and has increased 1.1 percent since September of last year.