The Heat Is On! PPI Final Demand Hits 3.1% YoY, Highest Since Jan ’12 (But Only 2.4% YoY If You Take Out Energy)

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Just when I though Producer Price Inflation (Final Demand) finally hit 3% … they pulled it back in (to 2.4% YoY).

Yes, PPI Final Demand YoY is the highest since January 2012 at 3.1% YoY.


But if we take out energy, it is 2.4% YoY.


Yes, PPI Final Demand less Energy is  only 2.4% YoY, but the heat is on.


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