Economic Reports PPI

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. Treasury yields drifted lower on Wednesday after data showed the first drop in August producer prices in 1-1/ 2 years and ahead of an auction of $23 billion in new supply of 10- year notes. Later on Wednesday, $23 billion of 10- year notes will be auctioned by the Treasury Department.

  • The Labor Department said Wednesday that its producer price index— which measures inflation before it reaches consumers— fell 0.1 percent in August after being flat in July. Producer prices were up 2.8 percent from August 2017. "Inflation pressures look modest for this late in an economic cycle," Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank, wrote in...

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One on September 7, 2018, as he travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to speak at a Joint Fundraising Committee. 

    Jim Cramer lays out his game plan for the week ahead and warns of potential market weakness after the president's latest warning to China.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 9- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting that a strong economy was helping the labor market weather ongoing trade tensions between the United States and a host of other countries. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 213,000 for the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- U.S. Treasury yields stayed near their session lows on Thursday as data showed domestic producer prices were unchanged in July, falling short of a modest increase forecast among analysts and supporting traders' view that inflation would remain tame. At 8:37 a.m., benchmark 10- year Treasury yield was down nearly 2 basis points at 2.949 percent,...

  • A millennial shopper at the express checkout at 365 by Whole Foods Market.

    The U.S. producer price index was forecast to rise 0.2 percent in July.

  • BEIJING, Aug 9- China's annual consumer inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 percent in July, beating expectations, official data showed on Thursday. The producer price index rose 4.6 percent in July from a year earlier, cooling from the previous month's increase of 4.7 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said. China has set its 2018 consumer inflation goal...

  • OTTAWA, July 31- Canadian producer prices rose 0.5 percent in June from May, the sixth consecutive increase, on higher prices for non-ferrous metal products and motorized and recreational vehicles, Statistics Canada said on Tuesday. Of the 21 major commodity groups, prices were up in 16, down in four, leaving one unchanged. Over the 12 months ended in June, the...

  • This strategist says US consumer prices could see a 'new high'

    Nizam Idris of Macquarie says it "may be too early to conclude" that the rise in U.S. PPI is a result of the recent trade tariffs.

  • WASHINGTON, July 11- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/ 2 years. The report published by the Labor Department on Wednesday also showed a pickup in underlying producer inflation last month. "With underlying inflationary pressures building...

  • WASHINGTON, July 11- U.S. producer prices increased slightly more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/ 2 years. The report published by the Labor Department on Wednesday also showed a pickup in underlying producer inflation last month. "Tariffs are negative for economic growth...

  • WASHINGTON, July 11- U.S. producer prices increased slightly more than expected in June amid gains in the cost of services and motor vehicles, leading to the biggest annual increase in 6-1/ 2 years. The report published by the Labor Department on Wednesday also showed a pickup in underlying producer inflation last month. In the 12 months through June, the PPI...

  • BEIJING, July 10- China's annual consumer inflation rate rose slightly to 1.9 percent in June, in line with expectations, official data showed on Tuesday. The producer price index-- a gauge of industrial profitability-- rose 4.7 percent in June from a year earlier, accelerating from the previous month's increase of 4.1 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual gain in nearly 6-1/ 2 years, the latest sign of a gradual building up of inflation pressures. "The Fed is on the right course with its gradual pace of rate hikes because the inflation heat may yet lead to fire and the risk that monetary policy has to move faster and...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual gain in nearly 6-1/ 2 years, the latest sign of a gradual building up of inflation pressures. The report on Wednesday from the Labor Department came as Federal Reserve officials were wrapping up a two-day policy meeting. "The Fed is on the right course with its...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual gain in nearly 6-1/ 2 years, but underlying producer inflation remained moderate. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand rose 0.5 percent last month, boosted by a surge in gasoline prices and continued gains in the...

  • Newly assembled top loading washing machines move down a conveyor belt after being packaged for shipment at the Whirlpool manufacturing facility in Clyde, Ohio.

    U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual increase in nearly 6-1/2 years.

  • *May PPI +4.1 pct y/y vs poll +3.9 pct, April +3.4. BEIJING, June 9- China's producer inflation picked up for the second month in a row to a four-month high in May, buoyed by stronger commodity prices, suggesting the world's No.2 economy has retained growth momentum despite rocky trade relations with the United States. The producer price index rose 4.1 percent in May...

  • *May PPI +4.1 pct y/y vs poll +3.9 pct, April +3.4. BEIJING, June 9- China's producer inflation picked up for the second month in a row in May, buoyed by stronger commodity prices, suggesting the world's No.2 economy has retained growth momentum despite curbs on pollution and rocky trade relations with the United States. The producer price index rose 4.1 percent in...

  • BEIJING, June 9- China's annual consumer inflation was steady at 1.8 percent in May, unchanged from April and in line with economists' forecasts, official data showed on Saturday. The producer price index rose 4.1 percent from a year earlier, accelerating from the previous month's rise of 3.4 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on its website.