Personal Consumption Expenditures

The #CPI #basket tries to take a broad array of lifestyles into account.

Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) index is felt to be more accurate for the Fed.

It's an estimate of inflation.

Generally tend to be big categories

Core PCE

The measure of inflation that means more to the Fed

Impacts more on what you pay for your car, what your boss will pay you, currency

PCE is key to interest rates Fed publishes a forecast of the PCE