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Economic Dashboard January 26, 2012

Economic Dashboard January 26, 2012 Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change Industrial Production Index Nov-2011 94.8 (p) 95.0 (r) -0.2 GDP Growth (%) Q3 2011 +1.8 (r) +2.0 -0.2 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) …

Economic Dashboard January 26, 2012

Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change
Industrial Production Index Nov-2011 94.8 (p) 95.0 (r) -0.2
GDP Growth (%) Q3 2011 +1.8 (r) +2.0 -0.2
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 Nov-2011 226.230 226.421 -0.191
Producer Price Index (Finished Goods) Nov-2011 0.3 -0.3 0.6
Rate of Inflation Nov-2011 3.4% 3.5% -0.1%
Avg. Hourly Earnings Dec-2011 23.24 23.20 $0.04
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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