March 22, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer Prices in February 2010

Percent change for 12 months ended February 2010, Consumer Price Index for All Urban consumers, not seasonally adjusted
Index Percent change

All items

2.1

Food

-0.2

Energy

14.4

New vehicles

3.5

Apparel

0.0

Shelter

-0.4

Transportation services

3.3

Medical care services

3.7

These data featured in the TED article, Consumer Prices in February 2010.