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Wholesale prices US fall by most in three years

Wholesale prices in the US dropped in April by the most in three years, reflecting a decrease in fuel costs that is helping underpin profits.

15th May, 2013
Slow growth in the US and abroad is holding input-price gains in check for American factories.

Wholesale prices in the US dropped in April by the most in three years, reflecting a decrease in fuel costs that is helping underpin profits.

The producer-price index declined 0.7 per cent, the biggest decrease since February 2010, after falling 0.6 per cent in March, according to a Labor Department report released today in Washington. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of 73 economists projected the index would decline 0.6 per cent. So-called core...

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