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Economic Reports PPI

  • 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.

  • *China reflating largely due to heavy industry, construction boom. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged the most in more than five years in December and by more than expected as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, adding to expectations that global inflation may be stronger in 2017.. "I don't think there's an inflation issue in China, it's an...

  • *Dec producer prices +5.5 pct y/y, fastest growth since Sept 2011. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged the most in more than five-year highs in December and by more than expected as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, while consumer inflation remained subdued. The producer price index jumped 5.5 percent in December from a year earlier, the...

  • Analysts say fading deflationary pressures could nudge the central bank to maintain interest rates at current levels.

  • *Dec producer prices +5.5 pct y/y, fastest growth since Sept 2011. BEIJING, Jan 10- China's producer prices surged past expectations to more than five-year highs in December as prices of coal and other raw materials soared, while consumer inflation remained subdued. The producer price index jumped 5.5 percent in December from a year earlier, the most since...

  • *Retail sales rise 0.1 percent in November. *Core retail sales gain 0.1 percent. WASHINGTON, Dec 14- U.S. retail sales barely rose in November as households cut back on purchases of motor vehicles, suggesting some loss of momentum in economic growth in the fourth quarter.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- U.S. producer prices recorded their biggest increase in five months in November amid rising costs for services, pointing to steadily rising inflation pressures. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.4 percent last month, the largest gain since June, after being unchanged in October.

  • Retail sales up 0.1% in November

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

  • PPI up 0.4% in November

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

  • *China Nov producer prices rise at fastest pace since Oct 2011. BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer prices rose at the fastest pace in more than five years in November as prices of coal, steel and other building materials soared, boosting industrial profits and giving firms more cash flow to pay off mountains of debt. The stronger-than-expected 3.3 percent surge in...

  • *Casino shares slump on reports saying Macau cash withdrawal change. SHANGHAI, Dec 9- Hong Kong stocks slipped on Friday morning, despite overnight strength in U.S. and European stocks, with sentiment soured by a slump in casino shares after reports Macau had put a limit on ATM cash withdrawals. Steven Leung, director at UOB Kay Hian in Hong Kong, said Friday's...

  • *Casino shares slump on reports saying Macau cash withdrawal change. SHANGHAI, Dec 9- Hong Kong stocks slipped on Friday morning, despite overnight strength in U.S. and European stocks, with sentiment soured by a slump in casino shares after reports Macau had put a limit on ATM cash withdrawals. Steven Leung, director at UOB Kay Hian in Hong Kong, said Friday's...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer prices rose the fastest in more than five years in November as prices of coal, steel and other building materials climbed, boosting industrial profits and giving firms more cash flow to pay off mountains of debt. China's consumer inflation rate also quickened to 2.3 percent on-year, the highest since April, due to higher food...