Question 173 of 180 in In the News 2022
Started Sep 03, 2021 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jul 01, 2022 07:01AM UTC

What will be the US producer price index for Internet advertising sales in June 2022?

After years of steady declines, the price of Internet advertising began to rise in the summer of 2020 (FRED, Investopedia). The question will be suspended on 30 June 2022 and the outcome determined using data as first provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for "Internet advertising space sales, excluding Internet ads sold by print publishers" (Commodity code 36-5) in June 2022, expected in July 2022 (BLS - PPI Release Schedule). For June 2021, the unadjusted index was 65.3 (BLS PPI Report - June 2021, see page 24). For historical data, visit Under "PPI Databases," select "ONE SCREEN" from "Commodity Data including 'headline' FD-ID indexes." For "1 Select a Group," select "36 Advertising space and time sales." For "2 Select one or more Items," find and select "365 Internet advertising sales, excluding Internet advertising sold by print publishers." For "3 Select Seasonal Adjustment," leave only "Not Seasonally Adjusted" checked, then click "Add to selection," and "Get Data."

Confused? Check our FAQ or ask us for help. To learn more about Good Judgment and Superforecasting, click here.

To learn more about how you can become a Superforecaster, see hereFor other posts from our Insights blog, click here.

Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours
Lower than 60.0 0.00% +0.00%
Between 60.0 and 66.0, inclusive 1.00% +0.00%
Higher than 66.0 but lower than 72.0 48.00% -2.00%
Between 72.0 and 78.0, inclusive 50.00% +2.00%
Higher than 78.0 but lower than 84.0 1.00% +0.00%
84.0 or higher 0.00% +0.00%

Sign up or sign in to forecast!

Sign Up Sign In
Tip: Mention someone by typing @username