Producer prices

September 13, 2017 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy costs led to prices at the wholesale level rising in August at the fastest pace in four months. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, rose 0.2 percent last month. It was...
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This Wednesday, May 3, 2017, photo shows a gas pump at a Chevron station in Miami. On Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation for July. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
August 10, 2017 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices at the wholesale level slipped in July, the first decline in 11 months and further evidence that inflation remains a no-show in the economy. The Labor Department said Thursday that its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer,...
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In this Thursday, March 23, 2017, photo, a workman operates a loom while manufacturing composite parts for joints in aircrafts at Bally Ribbon Mills in Bally, Pa. On Thursday, May 11, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in April. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 11, 2017 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 said Thursday that its producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches the consumer, rose 0.5 percent in April...
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