U.S. Producer Prices Rose Strongly in May, Adding to Inflation Pressures

Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2021–Gwynn Guilford (subscription)
The Labor Department said Tuesday that its producer-price index rose 0.8% in May from the prior month, up from the 0.6% increase in April from March. The average rise between 2017 and 2019 was 0.2%.