January 19, 2018
Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.4 percent From December 2016 to December 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings and a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 0.7-percent gain in real average weekly earnings over the year.read full article »
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January 18, 2018
From December 2016 to December 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.1 percent. Over the same 12-month period the previous year, the index also increased 2.1 percent, following a 0.7-percent increase from December 2014 to December 2015.
January 17, 2018
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.6 percent for the 12 months ending December 2017, after increasing by 1.7 percent for the previous 12 months.
January 16, 2018
Prices for U.S imports increased 3.0 percent in 2017, after advancing 1.9 percent the previous year. The advance in 2017 was the largest calendar-year increase since import prices rose 8.5 percent in 2011.
January 12, 2018
Over the 12 months ending November 2017, unemployment rates were lower in 304 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 67 areas, and unchanged in 17 areas. The national unemployment rate in November 2017 was 3.9 percent, not seasonally adjusted, down from 4.4 percent a year earlier.
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