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Big increase in gas costs drives up US wholesale prices

...last month by the most in more than three years. Outside of energy and food, though, price gains were mild.The producer price index, which measures price changes before they reach the consumer, jumped 1.7 percent in August, the Labor Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-13/big-increase-gas-costs-dri
The week ahead

...economic data ? on consumer credit, confidence and producer prices ? should give context to last week's lackluster...Bureau of Labor Statistics will issue new data on the Producer Price Index, which measures the average change in prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-06/week-ahead
Lower gas prices not enough to lift US economy

...economists' forecasts.The one major positive development in the past two months is that gas prices have tumbled.The producer price index, a measure of wholesale prices, dropped 1 percent in May, the Labor Department said in a separate report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-13/lower-gas-prices-not-enoug
Plan your week

...m.THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade for November, 8:30 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-01-09/plan-your-we
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...of Home Builders releases housing market index for February, 1 p.m.WEDNESDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for January, 8:30 a.m.; Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-13/day-planner
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Costs put inflation in focus

...have started to feed inflation and need to be reined in.A widely watched measure of wholesale inflation, the core Producer Price Index, rose 0.5 percent last month, the largest monthly increase since October 2008. The entire index, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-16/costs-put-inflation-focus
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Plan your week

...index for March, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve meets to set interest ratesWEDNESDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for February and current account...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-13/plan-your-week
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Wholesale prices spike on steep rise in food, oil

...wholesale prices up last month by the most in nearly two years. Excluding those categories, inflation was tame.The Producer Price Index rose a seasonally adjusted 1.6 percent in February, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That's double...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-16/wholesale-prices-spike-ste
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Higher food prices about to get worse

...other countries. Sharp growth in new world economic powers such as India and China has also increased demand.The producer price index, which tracks price changes before they reach the consumer, rose 1.6 percent in February, the Labor Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-17/higher-food-prices-about-g
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Plan Your Week

...m.THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.FRIDAY: Labor Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-04-10/plan-your-week
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