Producer Price Index (PPI)

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Lower costs of gasoline and other fuels kept wholesale U.S. inflation in check in May, but upward pressure on prices persisted in many areas of an economy whose expansion is the third longest in modern times.
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Yahoo  Apr 13  Comment 
The Labor Department said on Thursday its producer price index for final demand slipped 0.1 percent last month. Despite last month's dip in prices, the PPI shot up 2.3 percent in the 12 months through March. Prices for final demand services fell...
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newratings.com  Mar 29  Comment 
JAKARTA (dpa-AFX) - Iceland's producer prices continued its declining trend in February, figures from Statistics Iceland showed Wednesday. The producer price index fell 5.5 percent year-over-year in February, faster than the 5.3 percent...
newratings.com  Mar 28  Comment 
LJUBLJANA (dpa-AFX) - Slovakia's producer prices rose for the second straight month in February, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Tuesday. Industrial producer prices climbed at a faster rate of 3.2...




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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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