U.S. Producer Price Index Rose 0.4% In August

(For August 2010)

U.S. producer price index rose 0.4% in august, just 0.1% shy of 0.3% consensus.  July reading was at 0.2%. On year level PPI is up 3.1%.

Chart 1. U.S. Producer Price Index

Source: BLS

Food & energy taken out U.S. producer price index rose 0.1% in August. The consensus was also at 0.1%, prior reading at 0.3%. On year level core PPI is up 1.3%.

Chart 1. U.S. Producer Price Index – Core

Source: BLS

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