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BUS & ECON

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September 14, 1959
INDEX NUMBERS OF WHOLESALE PRICES

Department of Labor
(1947-49 * 100)
Aug.
i252
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

July
1252

June
1252

Aug.
1258

119.1
87.0
77.7
83.1
95.7

119.5
88.4
78.2
84.8
100.0
107.5
99.3
113.9
128.4
r 95.3
1*119*3
110.9
109.9
147.3
128.3
rl32.4
rl52.7
rl53.6
rl23.8
rl37.5
134.5
92.9

119.7
89.8

119.1
93.2
77.3
94.0
101.8
111.3
108.2
112.2
126.1
93*3
100.5
113.7
110.0
144.4
118.6
131.0
150.8
149.5

105.8
9^.8
114.7
128.4
95.5
119.8
112.2
109.7
141.8
128.5
132.3
152.8
153.8
123.7
137.4
134.5
92.0

78.2
89.5
101.6
108.1
101.9
111.9
128.2
94.9
118.9
111.2
110.0
147.3
128.9
132.3
153.3
153.0

123.6
137.4
132.2
91.0

123.0
135.2
128.0
95.6

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

239
221
254

240
226
252

242
229

252

r248
r221
r272

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

297

298

298

r293

r— Revised