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- Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) decreased at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in November. On a year-over-year basis, the PPI is up 0.7 percent. Producer prices for finished consumer foods remained unchanged. Energy prices decreased 4.3 percent in November, following a decrease of 17.0 percent in October. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, “core” PPI is up 0.7 percent and core crude prices increased 18.2 percent following seven months of decreases.