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Economic Reports PPI

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON— Inflation at the wholesale level slid last month, pulled down by plummeting energy prices. The Labor Department said Thursday that its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, fell 0.1 percent in March, the first drop since August. "In short, the headline data were held down by the energy component, but the...

  • 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.

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's producer price inflation cooled for the first time in seven months in March as iron ore and coal prices tumbled, pressured by fears that domestic demand is not strong enough to absorb surging supplies of steel. The producer price index rose 7.6 percent from a year earlier, in line with economists' expectations for a moderation from the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in February as the cost of services such as hotel accommodation pushed higher and the year-on-year gain was the largest in nearly five years, pointing to steadily rising inflation pressures. "Steadily rising inflation gives the Fed more reason to lift rates tomorrow," said Jennifer Lee, a...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in February, and the year-on-year gain was the largest in nearly five years, pointing to a steady rise inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday that its producer price index for final demand increased 0.3 percent last month after rising 0.6 percent in January.

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- U.S. producer prices moderated in February, but the trend pointed to a steady building up of inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.3 percent last month after rising 0.6 percent in January. In the 12 months through February, the PPI jumped 2.2 percent after rising 1.6...

  • PPI up 0.3% in February

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

  • SHANGHAI, March 9- China stocks closed at two-week lows on Thursday, as energy shares tumbled on diving oil prices while global investors turned cautious ahead of a widely expected hike in U.S. interest rates next week. China's producer price index unexpectedly jumped 7.8 percent in February from a year earlier, while consumer inflation slowed to 0.8 percent...

  • BEIJING, March 9- China's producer price index rose by a more-than-expected 7.8 percent in February from a year earlier, the fastest pace since September 2008, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. Economists had expected producer price inflation to quicken to 7.7 percent, from the previous month's 6.9 percent, as prices of industrial...

  • Rising raw material costs are boosting producer prices across the globe, notably in China, which is the biggest source of U.S. imports. "China saw the biggest price gain since 2011 in January. Given that most of the upward price pressure is the result of raw materials prices returning from the depths of last year, the longer-term view continues to be wary but not...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in January, recording their largest gain in more than four years amid increases in the cost of energy products and some services, but a strong dollar continued to keep underlying inflation tame. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand jumped 0.6 percent last...

  • The price of fuel is seen on a pump as a customer fills a vehicle at a Sunoco gas station in Rockbridge, Ohio.

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details from the latest reading of the producer price index.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 14- China's main stock indexes were largely unchanged on Tuesday, after data showed the country's inflation picked up to multi-year highs and reinforced a shift by Beijing to a more tighter policy stance. China's consumer inflation rate in January grew the most since May 2014 compared with the previous year, and its producer price index rose the...

  • Crowds walk below neon signs on Nanjing Road, which is in the main shopping district of Shanghai, China.

    China's consumer inflation rate quickened to 2.5 percent in January from a year earlier, the highest since May 2014 and beating market expectations.

  • *Retail sales increase 0.6 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. retail sales rose in December amid strong demand for automobiles and furniture, providing further evidence that the economy ended the fourth quarter with momentum and is poised for stronger growth this year. "This is not the picture of an economy that requires the support of the central...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. retail sales rose in December amid strong demand for automobiles and furniture, providing further evidence that the economy ended the fourth quarter with momentum and is poised for stronger growth this year. "The broader trend in the consumption data still looks solid," said Daniel Silver, an economist at JPMorgan in New York.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. retail sales rose in December amid strong demand for automobiles and furniture, providing further evidence that the economy ended the fourth quarter with momentum and is poised for stronger growth this year. The Commerce Department said retail sales increased 0.6 percent last month. Sales were up 4.1 percent from December 2015.

  • An employee welds pipe at Pioneer Pipe on October 25, 2016 in Marietta, Ohio.

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on producer prices and consumer spending.