WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Producer prices in February rose by the most in five months as gasoline prices spiked, but there was little sign of a broader increase in inflation pressures. The Labor Department said its seasonally adjusted producer price index increased 0.7 percent last month after advancing 0.2 percent in January. The rise in prices received by farms, factories and refineries was in line with economists' expectations. In the 12 month through February, wholesale prices were up 1.7 percent, the fastest rise since October and followed a 1.4 percent gain the prior month. …
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