July 21, 2017
Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers age 25 and older were $909 in the second quarter of 2017. Full-time workers without a high school diploma had median weekly earnings of $515, compared with $718 for high school graduates (no college) and $1,189 for those with a bachelor's degree. Full-time workers with advanced degrees (professional or master's degree and above) had median weekly earnings of $1,451.read full article »
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July 20, 2017
The price index for U.S. imports rose 1.5 percent over the 12 months ending in June. The last over-the-year decline in import prices was a 0.2-percent decrease for the 12-month period ended in October 2016.
July 19, 2017
Real average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.8 percent from June 2016 to June 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings outpaced a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek over the same period, resulting in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over the year ending June 2017.
July 18, 2017
From June 2016 to June 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 1.6 percent. The 12-month percent change has steadily declined since it was 2.7 percent in February 2017.
July 17, 2017
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.0 percent from June 2016 to June 2017. Over the same period, the index for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services also increased 2.0 percent, the largest advance since a 2.4-percent increase for the year ended March 2012.
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