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Consumer Price Index

April 14, 2016
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent in March after declining 0.2 percent in February. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in March after rising 0.3 percent in February. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

April 29, 2016
Compensation costs increased 0.6 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from December 2015 to March 2016. Over the year, compensation rose 1.9 percent, wages and salaries are up 2.0 percent, and benefits rose 1.7 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

April 01, 2016
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 215,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 5.0 percent. Employment increased in retail trade, construction, and health care. Job losses occurred in manufacturing and mining. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

April 13, 2016
The Producer Price Index for final demand fell 0.1 percent in March. Final demand prices decreased 0.2 percent in February and advanced 0.1 percent in January. In March, prices for final demand services declined 0.2 percent and the index for final demand goods rose 0.2 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

May 04, 2016
Productivity decreased 1.0 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the first quarter of 2016; unit labor costs increased 4.1 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity increased 1.9 percent and unit labor costs decreased 1.2 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

April 14, 2016
Real average hourly earnings increased 0.2 percent in March, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings increased 0.3 percent, and CPI-U increased 0.1 percent. Real average weekly earnings increased 0.2 percent over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

April 12, 2016
U.S. import prices increased 0.2 percent in March. The advance followed a 0.4-percent drop the previous month and was driven by an upturn in fuel prices which more than offset lower nonfuel prices. Prices for U.S. exports recorded no change in March, after falling 0.5 percent in February. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

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