Producer Price Index (PPI)

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The New Zealand dollar rose today, boosted by the Producer Price Index, which came out much better than was expected by economists. The output PPI rose 0.9% in the June quarter from the previous three months, while the input PPI rose...
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The producer price index was flat in July, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That was below the MarketWatch forecast of a 0.2% gain. Another measure preferred by economists, known as core PPI, rose 0.3% for the second straight month. The...
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The wholesale cost of goods and services rose in June at the highest yearly rate in almost seven years, reflecting broad inflationary pressures in a fast-growing U.S. economy.
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A court ruling could mean that consumers will be able to claim extra compensation for PPI.
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The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures prices at the producer level (the cost of raw materials to companies that produce goods). PPI is a family of indexes that measures the average change in selling prices received by domestic producers of goods and services over time. PPIs measure price change from the perspective of the seller. The PPI publication includes data on the month-over-month, quarter-over-quarter, and year-over-year changes in PPI, input prices and output prices. It sometimes excludes food and energy prices in its computation because prices of these goods are usually volatile.

The market is interested in 2 things contained in the PPI report: how fast the prices are rising and whether producers are passing along any price increases to the consumers. which ppi The PPI looks at three areas of production: industry-based, commodity-based, and stage-of-processing-based companies.

Also see the Consumer Price Index.

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