Economic Reports PPI

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in November as increases in the costs for services offset a sharp decline for energy products, but the overall momentum in wholesale inflation appears to be slowing. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its Dec. 18-19 policy meeting. "All systems are go for a fourth rate hike this year when Fed...

  • *Producer price index rises 0.1 percent in November. WASHINGTON, Dec 11- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in November as increases in the costs for services offset a sharp decline for energy products, but the overall momentum in wholesale inflation appears to be slowing. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its producer price index for final demand edged...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's factory prices rose in November at their slowest pace since October 2016 as domestic demand lost further momentum, piling pressure on policymakers to unveil more measures to support the economy. China reported its weakest factory activity in over two years in November as new orders slowed, while profit growth for industrial firms...

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's producer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year in November, slowing from the previous month's 3.3 percent increase, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected producer inflation would cool to 2.7 percent last month. The compares with October's 2.5 percent growth, and Beijing's 2018...

  • An employee works on the line at the Ford Motor Co. Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, Sept. 27, 2018. 

    U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food, and chemicals.

  • Watch out for pork prices in China, says economist

    Pork prices have "a very big impact" on the headline inflation number in China, says Duncan Innes-Ker of The Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's factory-gate inflation slowed for the fourth month in October on cooling domestic demand and manufacturing activity, signalling Beijing would likely roll out more growth-boosting measures in the face of trade frictions with the United States. "Rising import prices are likely to put some upward pressure on producer prices, but not...

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's producer price index rose 3.3 percent in October from a year earlier, slowing from the previous month's increase of 3.6 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The number matched expectations in a Reuters poll of analysts for a 3.3 percent rate last month. China has set its consumer inflation goal at 3 percent for 2018,...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. 

    Jim Cramer tells investors not to be too positive or too negative in a week with major earnings reports, a potential trade deal with China and the midterm elections.

  • A worker loads a tray of green rubber to be molded into golfball cores at the Acushnet Holdings Corp. Titleist Ball Plant III facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

    U.S. producer prices increased 0.2 percent in September, reversing an unexpected decline in August and in line with expectations.

  • 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.

  • 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...