Subscribe Register Login

Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:01 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

U.S. producer prices jumped 0.6% in April

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 14, 2014 at 11:02 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services rose by the most in seven months in April, led by more expensive food and higher retail and wholesale profit margins.

The Labor Department said Wednesday that the producer price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent from March to April after a 0.5 percent increase from February to March. The gains suggest that inflation is picking up from very low levels.

In the past 12 months, producer prices have increased 2.1 percent, the biggest 12-month gain in more than two years. The producer price index measures price changes before they reach the consumer.

Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

Comments on: U.S. producer prices jumped 0.6% in April

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


  • Teachers

    ascent children's health services now hiring in Benton!!• •T...

  • Telemarketing sales representative

    Earning Potential $35K and Up We are looking for one experi...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Dentalfrontoffice

    dental assistant and business office opportunity in WLR for ...

  • Early childhood educ

    early childhoodspecial Educators Needed in Japan!Paid Reloca...

  • Horticulture

    Hope Nursery, LLC dba Country Pines Nursery, Forest Hill, LA...

Search 724 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online