Business Outlook: THE WEEK AHEAD
PRODUCER PRICE INDEX
Friday, Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m.
Producer prices of finished goods probably rose 0.4% in August on top of a large 0.6% rise in July, say the MMS economists. Higher energy prices caused both increases. Excluding food and fuel, producer prices likely rose 0.3% in August after a mere 0.1% gain in July.