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Wholesale prices edge up 0.2 percent in April

May. 9, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.2% in April, driven higher by a big jump in energy costs. The Labor Department says the increase in its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, followed an even bigger 0.6% March increase. Wholesale prices...

US wholesale prices rise 0.6% in March, lifted by gas costs

Apr. 11, 2019 9:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices increased in March by the most since last fall, driven largely by more expensive gas and electricity. The Labor Department said Thursday that the producer price index , which measures price changes before they reach consumers, rose 0.6% in March after falling in...