Data Round-Up: Core PPI Exceeds Expectations, Again; NFIB Remains Upbeat

posted by Michael Lewis on December 11, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Manufacturing

Tags: PPI NFIB small business optimism index employment outlook

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While spot crude oil prices and other high-frequency price measures have moderated of late, the PPI continued to exceed expectations. Inflation is not dead yet.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s November PPI, November NFIB Small Business Optimism Index and the 19Q1 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

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