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Economic Reports PPI

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices were unchanged in May as energy costs recorded their biggest decline in more than a year, suggesting a moderation in inflation after a rise at the start of the year. "Inflation down at the producer level of the economy's factory-to-consumer supply chain remains on the warm side, which is in keeping with the economy moving...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices were unchanged in May as energy costs recorded their biggest decline in more than a year, suggesting inflation pressures were easing after rising at the start of the year. The Labor Department said last month's unchanged reading in its producer price index for final demand followed a 0.5 percent jump in April.

  • The Eccles Building, location of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Open Market Committee, June 2, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest results from CNBC's survey on the Federal Reserve.

  • PPI unchanged in May

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on producer prices ahead of the first day of the Fed meeting.

  • WASHINGTON— Inflation at the wholesale level stayed unchanged in May as food and energy prices slipped. The Labor Department said Tuesday its producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches the consumer, was flat in May after a 0.5 percent monthly gain in April. But since December 2015, it has been cautiously raising rates, moving its key rate up...

  • *China May CPI +1.5 pct y/y. BEIJING, June 9- China's producer price inflation eased for the third straight month in May on tumbling prices of raw materials, signaling a broader cooling in economic activity as profits are squeezed by slackening domestic demand and rising financing costs. China's producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier, the...

  • BEIJING, June 9- China's consumer inflation in May picked up to 1.5 percent from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, compared with April's 1.2 percent gain. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier,...

  • BEIJING, June 9- China's consumer inflation in May picked up to 1.5 percent from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, compared with April's 1.2 percent gain. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier,...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week while producer prices rebounded strongly in April, pointing to a tightening labor market and rising inflation that could spur the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June. We expect them to put another rate hike notch on their belts at the upcoming June meeting, "...

  • Treasury yields slipped on Thursday after touching their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks revived safe-haven bids for government debt ahead of a $15 billion auction of 30- year bonds. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields turned higher on Thursday, touching their highest levels since at least the end of March, as a stronger-than-forecast rise in producer prices in April buttressed the notion of U.S. inflation accelerating in the second quarter. In early Thursday trading, the benchmark 10- year Treasury yield touched 2.421 percent, its highest...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week while producer prices rebounded strongly in April, pointing to a tightening labor market and rising inflation that could spur the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June. We expect them to put another rate hike notch on their belts at the upcoming June meeting, "...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields turned flat on Thursday, paring their earlier decline, as the latest data on domestic jobless claims and producer prices reinforced the view of diminishing labor slack, and inflation accelerating in the second quarter. The benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was last at 2.402 percent, down 0.8 basis point from late on Wednesday,...

  • Woman waits to have her resume looked at during the Choice Career Fairs job fair in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Thursday, June 6, 2013.

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and producer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • BEIJING, May 10- China's April producer price inflation cooled for a second straight month as iron ore and coal prices tumbled further, pressured by fears that domestic demand will not be strong enough to absorb surging supplies of steel. In March, China's PPI cooled for the first time in seven months as iron ore and coal prices tumbled after rising sharply on a...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- U.S. Treasury yields held at their lower levels with benchmark yields hovering near a five-month trough as the latest data on jobless claims and producer prices supported the view the U.S. economy is growing modestly without much inflation. It fell to 2.218 percent earlier Thursday, which was the lowest since Nov. 17, Reuters data showed.

  • Trump made a mistake barging into the dollar: Dennis Gartman

    John Ryding, RDQ Economics, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, share insight to the U.S. economy and President Trump's comments on interest rates and the U.S. dollar. I think the comeback in the U.S. dollar has been impressive after President Trump's comment, says Gartman.

  • March PPI down 0.1%, weekly jobless claims down 1,000 to 234,00

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, breaks down the latest data on producer prices and unemployment.