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Consumer Price Index

July 22, 2014
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.3 percent in June after rising 0.4 percent in May. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in June after increasing 0.3 percent in May. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

April 30, 2014
Compensation costs up 0.3 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2013-March 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 1.8 percent, wages and salaries rose 1.6 percent, and benefits rose 2.1 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

July 03, 2014
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 288,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 6.1 percent. Job gains were widespread, led by employment growth in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and health care. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

July 16, 2014
The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.4 percent in June. This increase followed a 0.2-percent decline in May and a 0.6-percent advance in April. In June, the index for final demand goods rose 0.5 percent and prices for final demand services increased 0.3 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

June 04, 2014
Productivity decreased 3.2 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter of 2014; unit labor costs increased 5.7 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity increased 3.8 percent and unit labor costs decreased 0.4 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

July 22, 2014
Real average hourly earnings was unchanged in June, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings rose 0.2 and the CPI-U rose 0.3 percent. Real average weekly earnings was unchanged over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

July 15, 2014
U.S. import prices advanced 0.1 percent in June following a 0.3-percent rise in May. Higher fuel prices drove the monthly increases for both June and May. Prices for U.S. exports decreased 0.4 percent in June, after ticking up 0.1 percent the previous month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

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Last Modified Date: February 12, 2014

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