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  • Producer price index dips 0.1 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 11- U.S. producer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/ 2 years in December amid declining costs for services, which could temper expectations that inflation will accelerate in 2018.. "Factories aren't producing as much inflation, which is sure to bedevil the doves at the Fed who are worried...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- U.S. producer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/ 2 years in December amid declining costs for services, which could temper expectations that inflation will accelerate in 2018.. The Labor Department said on Thursday its producer price index for final demand slipped 0.1 percent last month. That was the first drop in the PPI since August...

  • Job seekers fill out forms for available job opportunities during a construction job fair.

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

  • BEIJING, Jan 10- China's consumer inflation accelerated to 1.8 percent in December, official data showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.9 percent from a year earlier, compared with an increase of 1.7 percent in November. The producer price index rose 4.9 percent from a year earlier, compared with the previous month's rise of 5.8...

  • BEIJING, Jan 10- China's consumer inflation accelerated to 1.8 percent in December, official data showed on Wednesday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.9 percent from a year earlier, compared with an increase of 1.7 percent in November. The producer price index rose 4.9 percent from a year earlier, compared with the previous month's rise of 5.8...

  • A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington.

    The proper balance is an elusive goal for U.S. policymakers when it comes to the federal funds rate and potential inflation.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. producer prices rose in November as gasoline prices surged and the cost of other goods increased, leading to the largest annual gain in nearly six years. The fairly strong report from the Labor Department on Tuesday suggested a broad acceleration in wholesale price pressures, which could assuage concerns among some Federal Reserve...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. producer prices rose in November as gasoline prices surged and the cost of other goods increased, leading to the largest annual gain in nearly six years. The fairly strong report from the Labor Department on Tuesday suggested a broad acceleration in wholesale price pressures, which could assuage concerns among some Federal Reserve...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- U.S. Treasury yields reached session peaks on Tuesday as data showed domestic producer prices recorded their largest annual gain in nearly six years in November, supporting the view inflation may be picking up. At 8:37 a.m., the yield on benchmark 10- year government notes was 2.401 percent, up 1.6 basis points from late on Monday, while the...

  • November producer price index up 0.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on producer prices.

  • BEIJING, Dec 9- China's consumer inflation slowed more than expected to 1.7 percent in November, official data showed on Saturday. The annual consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.8 percent compared with an increase of 1.9 percent in October. Producer prices rose 5.8 percent from a year earlier, compared with the previous month's rise of 6.9 percent,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October, driven by a surge in the cost of services, leading to the biggest annual increase in wholesale inflation in more than 5-1/ 2 years. Tuesday's report from the Labor Department also showed steady gains in underlying producer prices, which supported expectations of a gradual increase in...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October, driven by a surge in the cost of services, leading to the biggest annual increase in wholesale inflation in over 5-1/ 2 years. Tuesday's report from the Labor Department also showed steady gains in underlying producer prices, which support expectations of a gradual increase in inflation...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October, driven by a surge in the cost of services, and there were also signs of steady increases in underlying wholesale inflation. The Labor Department on Tuesday said its producer price index for final demand increased 0.4 percent last month after a similar gain in September.

  • *China Oct CPI +1.9 pct y/y. BEIJING, Nov 9- China's producer prices were surprisingly strong in October, while consumer inflation picked up pace in a sign the economy remains robust, with analysts expecting further price pressure as the government's crackdown on smog hurts factory output. The producer price index rose 6.9 percent in October from a year earlier,...

  • *China Oct CPI +1.9 pct y/y. BEIJING, Nov 9- China's producer prices were surprisingly strong in October, while consumer inflation picked up pace, suggesting the world's second-largest economy remains robust despite expected curbs on factory output as the government pursues a punishing war on smog. "The upshot is that price pressures in China appear strong on...

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- China's consumer inflation rate accelerated to 1.9 percent in October from a year earlier, beating market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.8 percent on-year compared with an increase of 1.6 percent in September. China's economy recorded...

  • BEIJING, Oct 16- China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom shows no signs of abating and a government crackdown on air pollution triggers fears of winter shortages and frenzied jumps in commodity prices. China's strong demand for building materials has triggered a year-long...

  • BEIJING, Oct 16- China's producer prices rose 6.9 percent in September from a year earlier, beating market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. A year-long construction boom has helped boost prices for building materials from steel to copper pipes, giving China's long-ailing industrial sector its best profits in years.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 12- U.S. producer prices rose in September as the price of gasoline recorded its biggest gain in more than two years amid hurricane-related production disruptions at oil refineries in Texas. Other data on Thursday showed applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than one-month low last week as the boost to claims in Texas and...