Electrical Marketing's EPI Index jumped 1.1%, in October, due in large part to increases in building wire and cable (+4.3%) and power cable (+1.9%). Over the past year, these product categories are up 10.9% and 15.6%, respectively. The telephone category was the only other product group (+1.1%) in this month's EPI that registered an increase of more than one percent.
Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) producer price
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