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Economic Reports PPI

  • 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.

  • *China May CPI +1.5 pct y/y. BEIJING, June 9- China's producer price inflation eased for the third straight month in May on tumbling prices of raw materials, signaling a broader cooling in economic activity as profits are squeezed by slackening domestic demand and rising financing costs. China's producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier, the...

  • BEIJING, June 9- China's consumer inflation in May picked up to 1.5 percent from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, compared with April's 1.2 percent gain. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier,...

  • BEIJING, June 9- China's consumer inflation in May picked up to 1.5 percent from a year earlier, in line with market expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. The consumer price index had been expected to rise 1.5 percent year-on-year, compared with April's 1.2 percent gain. The producer price index rose 5.5 percent in May from a year earlier,...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week while producer prices rebounded strongly in April, pointing to a tightening labor market and rising inflation that could spur the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June. We expect them to put another rate hike notch on their belts at the upcoming June meeting, "...

  • Treasury yields slipped on Thursday after touching their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks revived safe-haven bids for government debt ahead of a $15 billion auction of 30- year bonds. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields turned higher on Thursday, touching their highest levels since at least the end of March, as a stronger-than-forecast rise in producer prices in April buttressed the notion of U.S. inflation accelerating in the second quarter. In early Thursday trading, the benchmark 10- year Treasury yield touched 2.421 percent, its highest...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- New applications for U.S. jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week while producer prices rebounded strongly in April, pointing to a tightening labor market and rising inflation that could spur the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June. We expect them to put another rate hike notch on their belts at the upcoming June meeting, "...