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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE

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August 17, 1959

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INDEX NUMBERS OF wmTjaaAtlif PRTrF.s

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Department of Labor
(1947-49 = 100)
< July
1252
All commodities
Farm products
Grain
Livestock and poultry
Plant and animal fibers
Processed foods
Meats, poultry and fish
Dairy products and ice cream
Other commodities
Textile products and apparel
Hides, skins, & leather products
Fuels, power & lighting materials
Chemicals and allied products
Rubber and products
Lumber and wood products
Pulp, paper & allied products
Metals and metal products
Machinery and motive products
Furniture and other household durables
Nonmetallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

June
1959

May
1252

July
1228

119.5
88.4
78.2
84.8
100.0
107.5
99.3
113-9
128.4
95-2
119.0
110.9
109.9
147.3
128.3
132.5
152.9
153.7
123.7
137.6
134.5
92.9

rll9-7
r 89.8
78.2
r 89.5
101.6

119.9
90.8
78.6
90.6
101.9
107.7

119.2
95.0
79.8
96.7
101.8
112.7
112.1
111.4

108.1
101.9
111.9
rl28.2
94.9
118.9
111.2
rllO.O
147.3
rl28.9
132.3
rl53.3
r153.0
123.6
rl37.4
132.2

91.0

ioi.4

111.7
128.4
9^.5

118.5
113.4

110.0
148.8
128.2
132.0
153-0
152.5
123.5
138.4
132.2
95-2

125.6
93.3
100.3
111.9
110.4
144.7

116.8
131.0
148.8
149.5
123.2
135.3
128.0
97.2

Department of Agriculture
(1910-I f = 100)
l
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and poultry

240
226

242
229

252

Prices paid by farmers, including
interest, taxes, and wage rates

298

r--Revised




245

r250
r222

252

230
258

r273

298

299

r293