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BUS & ECON
BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
October 14, 1959

G.8

INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES
Department of Labor
(1947-49 = 100)

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OCT
1959
All commodities
Farm products
Grain
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 and 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
Miscellaneous

L

^sipt.
1152
111.6
i 81*9
'71.2
"■82.1
95.6
107.8
99.8
116.2
128.4
95-9
119.0
111.9
109.9
142.2

127.2
132.4
153.7
153.9
123.5
137.4
134.5
88.6

Aug.
1959

July
1252

Sept,
1958

119.1
r 87.1
77.7
83.1
95.7

119.5
88.4
78.2
84.8
100.0
107.5
99.3
113-9
128.4
95.3
119.3
r111.1
109.9
rl46.4
128.3
132.4
152.7
153.6

119.1
93-1
76.1
91.5
101.1
111.1
107.1
113.7
126.2
93.3
100.2
114.1
109.9
145.4
120.4
131.7
151.3
149.4

105.8
94.8
114.7
128.4
r 95.7
rll9.7
112.2
109.7
r141.1
128.5
132.3
152.8
153-8
rl23.5
137.4
134.5
92.0

123.8

123.0

137.5
134.5
92.9

136.7
128.0
92.5

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

239
220
256

239
221
254

240
226

r255
r228

252

r2?8

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

297

297

298

r294

r— Revised