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Economic Dashboard February 16, 2012

Economic Dashboard January 26, 2012 Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change Industrial Production Index Dec-2011 95.3 (p) …

Economic Dashboard January 26, 2012

Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change
Industrial Production Index Dec-2011 95.3 (p) 94.9 (r) 0.4
GDP Growth (%) Q4 2011 +2.8 (r) +1.8 -1.0
Retail Sales ($Mil) Dec-2011 $357,975 $357,923 0.14%
Balance of Payments (Including Service $Mil) Dec-2011 $-$48,800 (p) -$47,100 (r) -3.6%
Imports (Including Service $Mil) Dec-2011 $227,600 $224,600 1.33%
Export Price Index (Including Service $Mil) Dec-2011 $178,800 $177,500 (r) 0.73%
Consumer Price Index Dec-2011 225.672 226.230 -0.558
Producer Price Index (Finished Goods) Dec-2011 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
Rate of Inflation Dec-2011 3.0% 3.4% -0.4%
Avg. Hourly Earnings Jan-2012 23.29 23.25 $0.06
Rate of Unemployment Jan-2012 8.3% 8.5% -0.2%
Employment (Thousands)** Jan-2012 141,637 140,790 847
Unemployment (Thousands)** Jan-2012 12,758 13,097 -339
Consumer Confidence Index Jan-2012 61.1 64.8 9.3
CEO Confidence Index Jan-2012 5.78 5.48 0.3

Source: US Census, BEA, BLS, Conference Board, Federal Reserve
a: Advance estimate
p: Preliminary estimate
r: revised estimate
** Civil non-institutional population

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