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BUS & ECON

BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE

a. 8

f February
INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES

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Jan,
1957
All commodities
Farm products
Grains
Livestock and poultry
Plant and animal fibers
Processed foods
Meats, poultry and fish
Daily products and ice cream
Other commodities
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
Nometallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

l
¥
£

Department of Labor
(191+7-1+9 = 100)

19 5 ^'-' f
7

116.9
89,3
89,5
?3,9
102.9
101+.3
81+.8
112.5
125.2
95.8
98.1+
115.9
108.7
H+1+.6
121.1+
128.6
152.1+
1U3.9
121.8
131.9
121+.0
93.2

Dec.
1956
rll6.3
r 88.9
88.8
71.7
101.3
103.1
r 81.5
rll2.6
rl2i+.7
9 5,6
r 99.2
rlli+.O
108.3
11+7.9
rl21.0
rl28.0
rl52.3
rll+3.6
rl21.2
131,3
123,6
r 91.7

Nov,
1956

Jan.
1956

115.9
87.9
87.9
68.6
100,8
103.6
82.7
113.6
121+.2
95.1+
99.8
111.2
108.2
11+6.9
121.5
127.8
152,1
11+3.1+
121.1
131.2
123.5
91.2

111.9
81+.1
81.5
63.0
101.9
98.3
75.7
106.1
120.1+
95.7
96.7
111,0
106.3
11+8.1+
126.3
121+.8
11+5.1
133.3
118.0
127.0
121.7
89,6

Department of Agriculture

( 1910 - 11+ » 100 )
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and products

238
239
237

237
2l*0
231+

231+
239
230

226

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

292

290

289

281

r— Revised




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