TABLE-Dallas Fed Feb Trimmed mean PCE price index +0.4 pct

March 29 (BestGrowthStock) – Following is the Federal Reserve Bank
of Dallas’ trimmed mean PCE price index, with comparisons to
the government’s PCE price indexes.

All figures are at an annual rate and have been provided by
the Dallas Fed:

One-month change:

Feb’10 Jan’10 Dec’09
PCE 0.0 2.0 1.9
Core PCE 0.4 -0.1 1.3
Trimmed mean PCE 0.4 0.6 0.8

6-month change:

Feb’10 Jan’10 Dec’09
PCE 1.8 2.4 2.1
Core PCE 1.1 1.2 1.4
Trimmed mean PCE 0.9 1.1 1.0

12-month change:

Feb’10 Jan’10 Dec’09
PCE 1.8 2.1 2.1
Core PCE 1.3 1.5 1.6
Trimmed mean PCE 1.0 1.2 1.4

NOTES:

The Dallas Fed’s trimmed mean PCE price index is a core
inflation measure based on the Commerce Department’s price
index for personal consumption expenditures that strips out
items that have shown especially large price movements in any
given month.

The Dallas Fed first began publishing the measure in August
2005. The full report can be found at
http://www.dallasfed.org/data/pce/index.html

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TABLE-Dallas Fed Feb Trimmed mean PCE price index +0.4 pct