March 19, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

CPI up 2.9 percent from February 2011 to February 2012

Percent change for 12 months ended February 2012, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, selected components, not seasonally adjusted
Index Percent change

All items

2.9

Energy

7.0

Gasoline

12.6

Fuel oil

8.9

Electricity

1.9

Natural gas

-9.8

Food

3.9

Food at home

4.5

Food away from home

3.1

These data are featured in the TED article, CPI up 2.9 percent from February 2011 to February 2012.

 

 

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