wholesale prices

Government, Business

Wholesale Prices Jump 0.6%, Most in Six Years

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WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food and chemicals. The Labor Department said Nov. 9 that the producer price index — which measures price increases before they reach the consumer — leapt 0.6% in October, after a smaller 0.2% rise in September.

Christopher Rugaber | AP Economics Writer
November 9, 2018
Business

US Producer Prices Dip 0.1% in August

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WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices fell unexpectedly last month for the first time since February 2017, pulled down by falling prices for transportation and warehousing services. The drop suggests that inflationary pressures may be easing despite the strength of the U.S. economy.

Paul Wiseman | AP Economics Writer
September 12, 2018
Government, Business

US July Wholesale Prices Stagnated as Service Costs Fell

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U.S. wholesale prices were unchanged in July as costs for services fell for the first time this year, a Labor Department report showed Aug. 9.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 9, 2018

Wholesale Prices Little Changed in May

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Wholesale prices were little changed in May from the prior month, reflecting declines in the costs of fuel and food, Labor Department data showed June 13.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2017
Business

Wholesale Prices Decrease in February on Fuel, Food

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Wholesale prices in the United States fell in February, held down by lower fuel costs that have kept inflation languishing below the Federal Reserve’s goal.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2016
Business

Wholesale Prices Unexpectedly Rise on Higher Food Costs

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Wholesale prices in the United States unexpectedly increased in January as higher food costs more than made up for the plunge in energy.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
February 17, 2016
Business

Wholesale Prices Rose in November by Most in Five Months

Wholesale prices in the United States rose in November by the most since June as a pickup in profit margins at service providers more than offset cheaper costs of goods.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
December 11, 2015
Business

Wholesale Prices Little Changed as Fuel Costs Drop

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Wholesale prices in the United States were little changed in August, restrained by lower fuel costs that signal inflation will remain weak.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 11, 2015
Business

Wholesale Prices Increase at Slower Pace in July

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Wholesale prices in the United States climbed at a slower pace in July, a harbinger of things to come as energy prices plunge.

Bloomberg News
August 14, 2015
Business

Wholesale Prices Increase in May as Fuel Costs Climb

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Wholesale prices in the United States rose in May as the biggest jump in fuel costs in at least five years swamped muted advances in other categories.

Bloomberg News
June 12, 2015

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