Home Builders Index

Fundamentals 10/18: Business Inflation, Housing, Retail

Inflation (Wholesale) -PPI – Month/Month +0.8 % -PPI – Year/Year +7.0 % -PPI less food & energy – Month/Month +0.2 % -PPI less food & energy – Year/Year +2.5 % -This is inflation at the wholesale level. The numbers are high but businesses have been profitable and able to absorb the increases in the raw