Producer Price Index

April 9, 2021 The Producer Price Index for final demand  includes producer prices for goods, as well as prices for construction, services, government purchases, and exports and covers over 75% of domestic production. Producer prices for final demand rose 1.0% in March...

Gasoline Prices

April 8, 2021 Gasoline prices were essentially unchanged  in the week ending April 5 at $2.86 per gallon.  In South Carolina gasoline prices tend to about $0.25 below the national average or about $2.61`.  The EIA expect gasoline prices nationally to average $2.66 per...

Unemployment vs. Job Openings

April 6, 2021 The  Labor Department reported that job openings rose 3.8% in February to 7,367 thousand after rising 5.1% in January  The record high level for job openings was 7,574 thousand back in November 2018.  With as many job openings as their are, it is...