October 23, 2017
Median weekly earnings of the nation’s 114.9 million full-time wage and salary workers were $859 in the third quarter of 2017. Women had median weekly earnings of $767, or 81.9 percent of the $937 median for men.read full article »
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October 20, 2017
U.S. import prices rose 2.7 percent from September 2016 to September 2017. Import prices have risen over each 12-month period since November 2015–16. Before that, import prices mostly fell on a 12-month basis going back to the period from May 2011 to May 2012.
October 19, 2017
Real average hourly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees up 0.2 percent over the year
From September 2016 to September 2017, real (adjusted for inflation) average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees increased 0.2 percent, seasonally adjusted.
October 18, 2017
From September 2016 to September 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.2 percent. The 12-month change has been accelerating since June, when it was 1.6 percent.
October 17, 2017
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.6 percent over the year ended September 2017. The Producer Price Index for final demand goods, which has a relative importance weight of 33.8 percent, increased 3.3 percent over the year. The final demand services index, which has a relative importance weight of 64.1 percent, increased 2.1 percent. The final demand construction index, which accounts for the remaining 2.1 percent of final demand, increased 3.4 percent over the same period.
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