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May 17, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Producer Price Index for finished goods up 6.8 percent over the year

Producer Price Index for Finished Goods, 12-month percent change, April 2010ľApril 2011, not seasonally adjusted
Index Percent change

Finished goods

6.8

Consumer foods

5.1

Energy goods

21.1

Finished goods less foods and energy

2.1

These data are featured in the TED article, Producer Price Index for finished goods up 6.8 percent over the year.