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US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

Oct. 14, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010. The Labor Department reported Thursday that the monthly increase in its producer price index,...

Asian shares rise as Wall Street tech gain boosts optimism

Oct. 14, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Thursday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street as investors sought out bargains, including technology stocks. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney in morning trading. Markets in Hong Kong were closed for a...

Asian shares mixed after muddled day of trading on Wall St

Oct. 13, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after an up-and-down day on Wall Street ended with most benchmarks lower as traders waited for updates on inflation and corporate earnings. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.3% to 28,158.28 and the S&P/ASX 200 edged 0.1% lower to...

US producer prices jump an unprecedented 8.3% in August

Sep. 10, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level climbed 8.3% last month from August 2020, the biggest annual gain since the Labor Department started calculating the 12-month number in 2010. The Labor Department reported Friday that its producer price index — which...

Consumer credit, Dave & Buster’s earns, producer price index

Sep. 06, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: JUST CHARGE IT The Federal Reserve issues its latest monthly tally of U.S. consumer borrowing Wednesday. Americans, bolstered by a reopening...

Back-to-back price hikes, wholesale costs up 1% in July

Aug. 12, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level jumped a higher-than-expected 1% in July, matching the rise from the previous month, and dimming hopes that the upward trajectory of prices would begin to slow. Prices at the wholesale level over the past 12 months are...