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BUS & ECON

BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
December 14, 1955

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INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES
Department of Labor
(19117-49 = 100)

ENOCH PRATT F*EL
LIBRARY

Oct.

DcC 20 1955
All commodities
Farm products
Grains
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Livestock and poultry
Plant and animal fibers
Processed foods
Meat8, poultry and fish
Dairy products and ice cream
Other commodities
Textile products and apparel
Hides, skins, & leather products
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
Non-metallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures 8 bottled beverages
s
Miscellaneous

BALTIM
ORE, M
E).

111.2
! 84.1
79.8

106.6
150.4
125.1
123.2
143.0
132.1

2 2 5 5.

rill .6
r 86.8
82.4

62.2
100.9
98.8

77.8
105.9
119.3
95.6
96.3
108.4

Sept.

m i

Nov,
1955

71.8
99-1
100.2

81.6

r

105.0

119.0
r 95*^
95.3
r108.0
106.5
rl47.8
rl25.4
122.8
rl42.4
rl31.4
116.9

111.7
89.3
8i.4
75-5

100.8
101.5
87.5
104.3
118.5
95.^
94.0
108.0

106.0

Nov.
1954
110.0
93.2
93.5
76.4
104.5
103.8

86.3
108.8
114.8
95.2
92.8
107.4
107.0
131.4
119-9

125.5
121.7
88.0

126.8
121.7
91.5

151.7
125.7
120.5
141.9
130.0
116.4
126.4
121.7
90.3

Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and products

225
224
225

230
224
236

235
229
240

242
243
241

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

279

280

279

279

117.2

116.0
129.9
125.3
115.6
121.8
121.4
97-0

Department of Agriculture
(1910-14 = 100)

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