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Economic Dashboard February 2, 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) Nov-2011 -$47,800 (p) -$43,300 (r) -10.3%
Imports (Including Service $Mil) Nov-2011 $225,600 $222,600 1.34%
Export Price Index (Including Service $Mil) Nov-2011 $177,800 $179,400(r) -0.891%
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 Dec-2011 23.24 23.18 $0.06
Rate of Unemployment Dec-2011 8.5% 8.7% -0.2%
Employment (Thousands)** Dec-2011 140,790 140,614 176
Unemployment (Thousands)** Dec-2011 13,097 13,323 -226
Consumer Confidence Index Dec-2011 64.5 55.2 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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