August 18, 2017
Import air passenger fares declined 2.6 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. European (−9.6 percent) and Asian (−1.3 percent) import air passenger fares were down over the year, while Latin American and Caribbean fares increased 5.8 percent.read full article »
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August 17, 2017
Real average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.
August 16, 2017
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The index for all items less food and energy also rose 1.7 percent for the 12-month period. The energy index rose 3.4 percent over the last year, while the food index increased 1.1 percent.
August 15, 2017
The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 1.9 percent (not seasonally adjusted) for the 12 months ended in July 2017. The final demand goods index increased 2.3 percent over the past year. The final demand services index increased 1.8 percent. The final demand construction index increased 3.2 percent over the same period.
August 14, 2017
Labor productivity rose 1.2 percent in wholesale trade, 4.6 percent in retail trade, and 1.3 percent in food services and drinking places in 2016.
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