Tag: US Producer Price Index

Industries, Manufacturing

US producer prices post biggest drop in 11 months

August 11, 2017


U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in nearly a year, weighed down by declining costs for services and energy products. The Labor Department said on Thursday its producer price index for final demand slipped 0.1 […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Wholesale prices jumped in April

May 12, 2017


Inflation at the wholesale level jumped in April by the largest amount in three months, fueled by rising prices of food and energy. The Labor Department says its producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches the consumer, rose […]


US Producer Price Index rose 0.3% in Dec, as expected

January 13, 2017


U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3 percent in December, led higher by more expensive gas, food and cars. The Labor Department says the producer price index, which measures price changes before they reach consumers, increased 1.6 percent last year. That’s the […]