November 21, 2019
Final demand producer prices increased 1.1 percent over the 12 months ended October 2019; this was the smallest increase since a 1.1-percent increase in the 12 months ended October 2016.read full article »
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November 20, 2019
Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 1.2 percent from October 2018 to October 2019. The increase in real average hourly earnings and a 0.3-percent decrease in the average workweek resulted in a 0.9-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over the 12 months ending in October 2019.
November 19, 2019
Consumer prices for all items increased 1.8 percent for the 12 months ending October 2019. Prices for all items less food and energy rose 2.3 percent over the last 12 months. Food prices rose 2.1 percent, while energy prices declined 4.2 percent over the last year despite increasing in October. Prices for services less energy services increased 3.0 percent over the same period.
November 18, 2019
From the third quarter of 2018 to the third quarter of 2019, nonfarm business labor productivity increased 1.4 percent, reflecting a 2.3-percent increase in output and a 0.9-percent increase in hours worked. During the same period, real hourly compensation increased 2.7 percent.
November 15, 2019
In September 2019, Ames, Iowa, and Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina, had the lowest unemployment rates among U.S. metropolitan areas, 1.5 percent each. Four other metropolitan areas in South Carolina and one other area in Iowa had unemployment rates below 2.0 percent.
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