Feb 19 U.S. Labor Department annual revisions to the monthly Consumer Price Index based on new seasonal adjustment factors (1982-84 equals 100).
Following are key components of the Consumer Price Index: Percent Changes: Seasonally Adj
Dec Prev All Items 0.2 0.3 Excluding Food/Energy 0.1 0.1
Dec Prev Core CPI index 235.542 235.496
The department recalculated seasonal adjustment factors for 2009-2013 its Consumer Price Index, which resulted in revisions to seasonally adjusted indexes for the past five years. The calculations did not affect unadjusted data.
Initial data for December was released on Jan. 16. The report for January 2014 will be issued on Feb. 20.