Producer prices rising 6% year-over-year isn't necessarily a sign of coming inflation, Mark...

|By:, SA News Editor
Producer prices rising 6% year-over-year isn't necessarily a sign of coming inflation, Mark Thoma writes. Pass-through to consumer prices is never 100%, and it can be close to zero when the change to producer prices is temporary - and that looks like the case, with food prices accounting for most of the gain.