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Economic Reports PPI

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in nearly a year and pointing to a further moderation in inflation that could delay a Federal Reserve interest rate hike. "Another twist of the screw tighter for this labor market but inflation is not able to gain a foothold in this economy," said Chris Rupkey, chief...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in nearly a year and pointing to a further moderation in inflation that could delay a Federal Reserve interest rate increase. The Labor Department said on Thursday its producer price index for final demand slipped 0.1 percent last month, weighed down by decreasing...

  • WASHINGTON— 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, edged down 0.1 percent last month, reflecting a third month of...

  • Producer prices have biggest drop in 11 months

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest read on weekly jobless claims and the producer price index.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- 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 percent last month, reversing June's 0.1 percent gain. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told...

  • *China July PPI +5.5 pct y/y, same as previous month. BEIJING, Aug 9- China's factory price inflation held steady in July in a positive sign for industrial output and profits for the third quarter, even though a government-led drive to reduce debt is expected to cool earnings and economic growth by year-end. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent last month from a...

  • *China July PPI +5.5 pct y/y, same as previous month. BEIJING, Aug 9- China's factory price inflation held steady in July in a positive sign for industrial output and profits for the third quarter, even though a government-led deleveraging drive is expected to cool earnings and economic growth by year-end. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent last month from a...

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's consumer inflation slowed slightly to 1.4 percent in July from a year earlier, missing market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, which was also the same rate in May and June. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in July from a...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- The dollar steadied against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, helped by upbeat U.S. economic data, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the Fed's rate hikes could be gradual. "We are seeing the dollar do a little bit better this morning particularly following the producer price index figure but overall dollar trading...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- The dollar steadied against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, helped by upbeat U.S. economic data, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the Fed's rate hikes could be gradual. "We are seeing the dollar do a little bit better this morning particularly following the producer price index figure but overall dollar trading...

  • Thursday's data from the Labor Department underscored labor market buoyancy and suggested that there was enough momentum in the economy to generate some inflation, even though price pressures still remain moderate. Inflation isn't slip-sliding away from the Fed's goal, "said Chris Rupkey, chief economist at MUFG in New York. Initial claims for state...

  • *Weekly jobless claims fall 3,000. WASHINGTON, July 13- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week for the first time in a month and producer prices unexpectedly rose in June, likely keeping the Federal Reserve on track for a third interest rate increase this year. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 3,000 to a...

  • KPMG's Constance Hunter provides good set of 'evidence' rates will be lower:

    Constance Hunter, KPMG chief economist, provides her read on the health of the U.S. economy, and the likelihood of the Fed raising interest rates.

  • Weekly jobless claims down 3K to 247,000, PPI up 0.1% in June

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on jobs and producer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman adds insight.

  • Chinese inflation data is closely watched by investors for what it says about the strength of China's economy.

  • BEIJING, July 10- China's consumer prices rose 1.5 percent in June from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted June consumer price index would rise 1.5 percent on-year, in line with the prior month. China's producer price index rose 5.5 percent in June from a year...

  • 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.