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PPI, Claims, Starts

Posted February 16, 2012 by Editor

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Numbers this morning are universally unfriendly.

The January PPI shows a big 0.4% rise in the core figure, widely spread across products–suggesting that domestic manufacturers are comfortable attempting price increases in many finished goods industries.¬† It remains to be seen whether they will be successful–but the mood seems to have changed.

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