June 2013 Producer Price Index Increases Again Significantly

Written by Steven Hansen The Producer Price Index had a significant jump in inflation this month – for the second month in a row. This is the largest 12-month rise since a 2.8% increase in March 2012. The BLS reported that the Producer Price Index (PPI) finished goods prices year-over-year inflation rate rose from 1.7% …

May 2013 Producer Price Index Increases Significantly

Written by Steven Hansen The Producer Price Index had a significant jump in inflation this month. The BLS reported that the Producer Price Index (PPI) finished goods prices year-over-year inflation rate rose from 0.6% in April to 1.7% in May 2013 – with the month-over-month growth up 0.5%. The PPI represents inflation pressure (or lack …

April 2013 Producer Price Index Shows Almost No Year-over-Year Growth

Written by Steven Hansen The Producer Price Index year-over-year inflation is disappearing.. The BLS reported that the Producer Price Index (PPI) finished goods prices year-over-year inflation rate fell from 1.1% in March to 0.6% in April 2013 – with the month-over-month growth down 0.7%. The PPI represents inflation pressure (or lack thereof) that migrates into …