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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM!
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December 13, 1956

1956

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INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES

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Department of Labor
(19U7-U9 - 100)
Nov*
1956
All commoditites
Farm products
Grains
Livestock and poultry
Plant and animal fibers
Processed foods
Meats, poultry and fish
Dairy products and ice cream
Other commoditites
Textile products and apparel
Hides, skins, & leather
Fuels, power & lighting materials
Chemicals & 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
Mis cellaneous

115.9
87.9
87.9
68.6
100.8
103.6
82.7
113.6
12U.2
95. U
99.8
lll.U
108.2
1U6.9
121.5
127.8
152.0
1U3.5
121.&
131.3
123.5
91.2

Oct.
1956

Sept.
1956

Nov.
1955

rll5.6
88. U
8U.0
73.0
100.0
103.6
85.7
110.9
123.6
r 95.3
r 99.7
111.7
107.7
1U5.8
122.0
128.1
152.2
rULL.l
121.0
131.5
123.1
89.2

115.5
90.1
90.7
75.7
98. U
10U.0
89.3
109.7
123.1
9U.8
100.2
111.1
107.1
1U5.7
123.6
127.9
151.9
139.7
119.7
131.1
122.8
89.9

111.2
8U.1
79.8
62.2
100.9
98.8
77.8
105.9
119. U
95.6
96. U
108.6
106.6
150.6
125.0
123.2
1U2.9
132.5
117.2
125.2
121.7
88.0

Department of Agriculture
(1910-lU - 100)
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and products

23U
239
230

23U
232
236

236
23U
238

22U
22U
22U

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

289

287

287

279

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