Producer Price Index (PPI)

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247WallSt  Jul 16  Comment 
The U.S. Labor Department released its Producer Price Index (PPI) for final demand for the month of June on Wednesday morning. We were worried that wholesale inflation would be stronger than what the economists were modeling for, and the good news...
StreetInsider.com  Jul 16  Comment 
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StreetInsider.com  Jul 16  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Economic+Data/June+PPI+0.4%25+vs+0.2%25+Expected%2C+Ex-Food+and+Energy+0.2%25+vs+0.2%25/9664453.html for the full story.
Bloomberg  Jul 9  Comment 
China’s factory-gate prices fell in June at the slowest pace in more than two years, adding to signs of stabilization in the world’s second-largest economy.
FX Street  Jul 9  Comment 
FX Street  Jun 30  Comment 
Food PPI slows to 8.9%y/y Headline PPI ( PPI for final manufactured goods ) slowed to 8.7%y/y in... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Jun 27  Comment 
FX Local PPI numbers for May were published yesterday. As we had anticipated, the headline reading... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Jun 26  Comment 
FX Local PPI data will be published today. Consensus sees producer inflation rising moderately to... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
newratings.com  Jun 20  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Destatis is slated to release the German producer price index for May at 2:00 am ET Friday. The index is seen to be flat on month, compared to a fall of 0.1 percent in April. Year-on-year, the index is seen to decline to 0.7...
Motley Fool  Jun 13  Comment 
Longer-term trends point to stronger prices.
Benzinga  Jun 13  Comment 
The Producer Price Index – a measure of inflation at the producer level – fell by 0.2% in May. This was the first decline after two consecutive months where the PPI had surprised to the upside. The May number was below the consensus...




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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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