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November 16, 1956
INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES
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Department of Labor
(191*7-1*9 » 100)
Oct.
1956
All commodities
Farm products
Grains
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
Fuels, power & lighting materials
Chemicals & allied products
Rubber and products
Lumber and wood products
Pulp, paper & allied products
Metals and metal products
Machinery and mntise products
Furniture and other household durables
Nonmetallic minerals - structural
Tobacco manufactures & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

115.5
88. 1
*
8* 0
1.
73.0
100.0
103.6
85.7
110.9
123.6
95. 1
*
99.6
111.6
107.7
11*5.8
122.0
128.0
152.1
31*0.9
120.6
131.5
123.1
89.2

Aug.
1956

Oct.
1955

rll5.5
r 90.1
90.7
75.7
98.1*
10l*.0
89.3
rl09.7
rl23.1
9U.8
100.2
rill.1
107.1
rll*5.7
rl23.6
rl27.9
rl5l.9
rl39.7
119.7
131.1
122.8
r 89.9

111*. 7
89.1
88.8
76.0
98.2
102.6
85.1
108.9
122.5
9U. 8
100.0
110.9
107.3
11*6.9
125.2
127.9
150.2
137.7
119.1
130.8
122.5
91.1

111.6
86.8
82.1*
71.8
99.1
100.2
81.6
105.0
119.0
95.U
95.3
108.0
106.5
11*7.8
125.1*
122.8
ll*2.1*
131.1*
116.9
126.8
121.7
91.5

Sept.
1956

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

231*
232
236

236
231*
238

237
236
238

229
222
235

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

287

287

288

280

r— Revised