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- PCE Price Index
The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) price index increased at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent in April. This follows an increase of 2.3 percent in March and over the past twelve months, the PCE price index has increased 1.6 percent. The core PCE price index, which excludes both the food and energy components, increased 2.1 percent in April and has increased 1.4 percent over the past year. The market-based core PCE price index, which also excludes most imputed prices, also increased 2.1 percent in April. This follows increases of 1.0 percent in February and 1.9 percent in March. On a year-over-year basis, the market-based core PCE price index has increased 1.3 percent.