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- Personal Consumption Expenditures
The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) price index increased at an annualized rate of 0.9 percent in February, following a 1.3 percent increase in January. On a year-over-year basis, the PCE price index has increased 0.9 percent. The core PCE price index, which excludes both the food and energy components, increased 1.1 percent in February, and has increased 1.1 percent over the past year. The 12-month changes in this index have remained in a relatively narrow window between 1.1 and 1.2 percent since April 2013. The market-based core PCE price index, which also excludes most imputed prices, increased 1.0 percent in February. This follows a 0.9 percent increase in January and over the past year, this index has increased 0.9 percent.