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Producer prices drop largest since January

...vegetables. The seasonally adjusted decline in the Producer Price Index, reported today by the Labor Department, was...soybeans. And the Labor Department said "core" producer-price inflation -- which excludes the volatile food and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/bus_238754.shtml
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Jump in producer prices seen as anomaly

...restrain inflation pressures. The Producer Price Index rose a seasonally adjusted...in the tank, inflation at the producer price level has all but vanished...Analysts dismissed the September producer price gain in part by a glitch in seasonally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/16/bus_242003.shtml
Business
Drug fingered in higher prices

...in May. That followed an identical advance in the Producer Price Index in April, which had ended five months of declining...There's only so much room on the shelves." May's producer price number was distorted by a 585 percent rise in a single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/bus_230780.shtml
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Producer prices record steepest drop in nearly four years

...adjusted decrease today in the Labor Department's Producer Price Index - a barometer of price pressures before they...cloth for intermediate and cotton for crude. The Producer Price Index, which tracks the prices of goods, offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/15/biz_208316.shtml
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Wholesale prices up 0.5 percent in June

...businesses little to cheer about. The Producer Price Index, which measures prices...don't like inflation, then the producer price report was good news. If you...just 0.5 percent. On the Net: Producer Price Index: http://www.dol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/12/bus_380921.shtml
Business
Big jump in gasoline and energy costs

...up 1 percent in March lifted by the biggest jump in gasoline costs in nearly three years. The big advance in the Producer Price Index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, comes after wholesale prices edged up 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/13/bus_338202.shtml
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Wholesale prices jump by 1.7 percent

...and food costs, wholesale prices soared by 1.7 percent in October, the largest increase since early 1990. The Producer Price Index measures costs of goods before they reach store shelves. The big over-the-month jump came after wholesale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/17/bus_434633.shtml
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Economic report moved up to Thursday

...prices for May on Thursday, a day earlier than scheduled, because the government will now be closed on Friday. The Producer Price Index measures prices before they hit store shelves and is one of the government's monthly gauges to track inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/bus_418224.shtml
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A basically healthy economy

...1980. And September's U.S. producer price index rose 1.9 percent - the...food costs are excluded from the producer price index, the core rate is a more...just as the core inflation and producer price figures are healthy, so apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/19/edi_13422.shtml
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Wall Street struggling with surpassing December highs

...something happens to kick it back down again. The something last week was inflation. With the Labor Department's Producer Price index spiking up a surprising 0.8 percent for January, investors feared that the Federal Reserve, despite Chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/bus_444002.shtml
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