U.S. wholesale inflation surges again on higher prices of gas and vegetables

MarketWatch/Jeffry Bartash/11-9-2021

United States Producer Price Index
(2016-October 2021)

bar chart showing producer price data 2016 through October 2021
Chart courtesy of TradingEconomics.com

“Wholesale prices in the U.S. surged again in October and offered little sign that the biggest increase in inflation in decades is going to peter out soon. The producer price index rose 0.6% last month, the government said Wednesday.”

USAGOLD note: Gold bumped higher after the report’s release. Year-on-year the producer price index posted an 8.6% gain – nearing double digits.

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