Producer Price Index

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PPI. An inflationary indicator published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to evaluate wholesale price levels in the economy. Previously called Wholesale Price Index.

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I had to take a look at the producer price index because it was important to us and our day to day dealings.

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The producer price index was a valuable metric to use to gain insight and understanding into the whole sale operations.

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Based on the latest producer price index, the minimum wage is expected to increase by at least five percent, since things are more expensive now.

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