Keeping you up to date on the latest data releases.
- Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) increased at an annualized rate 6.9 percent in January. On a year-over-year basis, PPI is up 1.5 percent. Producer prices for finished consumer foods increased at an annualized rate of 13.8 percent. Energy prices increased at an annualized rate of 5.1 percent. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, “core” PPI is up 6.6 percent and core crude prices increased 18.3 percent, the greatest increase since November 2012.