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March 14, 2013 The pace of claims for unemployment insurance continues to be the lowest since January 2008. Meanwhile, higher energy costs pushed wholesale prices up sharply in February. But the upward pressure has since eased somewhat.
October 3, 2012 A cluster of wholesale stores in Manhattan sell a weird mix cheap stuff to small entrepreneurs from Africa and Latin America.
August 14, 2012 The gain could be a sign that consumers are growing more confident.
March 15, 2012 At 351,000, they remain near a four-year low. The day's other economic news: wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in February.
January 18, 2012 That's up from 2010's 3.8 percent rate. Not surprisingly, food and energy products were a major reason for the faster pace. Excluding those groups, wholesale prices of finished goods rose 3 percent last year.
November 15, 2011 Meanwhile, wholesale prices dipped thanks to a sharp drop in energy costs.
October 18, 2011 The increase was more than expected and could be a sign of inflation pressures building. Wednesday, we'll hear about changes in consumer prices last month.
September 14, 2011 A sharp drop in energy costs offset a sharp increase in food prices.
June 14, 2011 The decline in retail sales is among several recent signs that economic growth is slowing.
April 14, 2011 Claims for jobless benefits rose after two weeks' worth of declines. Wholesale prices were pushed higher by rising energy costs.
March 16, 2011 It was the largest one-month increase in nearly two years and was driven by sharply higher food and energy costs. Meanwhile, housing starts plunged in February.
February 16, 2011 More signs of a modest economic recovery.
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