Keeping you up to date on the latest data releases.
- Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) increased at an annualized rate of 4.3 percent in February and on a year-over-year basis, PPI is up 1.3 percent. Producer prices for finished consumer foods increased at annualized rate of 8.5 percent. Energy prices increased at an annualized rate of 5.7 percent. Excluding volatile food and energy prices “core” PPI is up 1.3 percent and core crude prices decreased 7.6 percent.