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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
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November 9> 1955
INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES

Department of Labor
(191* .1*9 = 100)
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16 1955

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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 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 & bottled beverages
Miscellaneous

Oct.
1955
111.5
86.7
82.4
71.8
99.1
100.2
81.7
105.0

119.0
95.5
95.3
108.2
106.5
147-9
125.5
122.8
142.3
131.3
116.9

126.8
121.7

91.6

Sept.
1255rill.7
89.3
81.4
75.5
100.8
rl01.5
87.5
104.3
rll8.5
r 95*4
94.0
rl08.0
rl06.0
rl51.7
rl25*7
rl20.5
rl4l.9
rl30.0
116.4
rl26.4
121,7
90.3

Aug.
1255

110.9

OQ n
OOel

78.6
75.5

Oct.
i25it
109.7
93.1
92.9
77.5

102.9
101.9
86.3
107.8

107.1

117.5
95.3
93.8

114.5
95-4
92.4

107.2
105.9

106.9
106.9
128.5
119.8

148.7
125.1
119.7
139.5
128.5

116.0
126.1
121.7

89.8

103.7

85.8
108.7

116.3
129.7
124.3

115.6
121.9
121.5
96.7

Department of Agriculture
(1910-14 = 100)
Prices received by farmers
Total
Crops
Livestock and products

230
224
236

235
229
240

233

237

242
243
241

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

280

279

279

279

r--Revised




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