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Consumer Price Index

August 19, 2014
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent in July after rising 0.3 percent in June. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in July, the same increase as in June. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

July 31, 2014
Compensation costs up 0.7 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from March- June 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 2.0 percent, wages and salaries 1.8 percent, and benefits 2.5 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

August 01, 2014
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.2 percent. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade, and construction. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

August 15, 2014
The Producer Price Index for final demand rose 0.1 percent in July. This increase followed a 0.4- percent advance in June and a 0.2-percent decline in May. In July, index for final demand services rose 0.1 percent and prices for final demand goods were unchanged. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

August 08, 2014
Productivity increased 2.5 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the second quarter of 2014; unit labor costs increased 0.6 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity increased 3.6 percent and unit labor costs decreased 1.3 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

August 19, 2014
Real average hourly earnings was unchanged in July, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings was unchanged and the CPI-U rose 0.1 percent. Real average weekly earnings was unchanged over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

August 14, 2014
U.S. import prices declined 0.2 percent in July, after increasing each of the 2 previous months. The July decrease was driven by falling fuel prices. Prices for U.S. exports were unchanged in July following a 0.4-percent decrease in June. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

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