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Economic Dashboard March 15, 2012

Economic Dashboard March 15, 2012 Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change Industrial Production Index Jan-2012 95.9 (p) 95.9 (r) 0 GDP Growth (%) Q4 2011 +2.8 (r) +1.8 -1.0 Retail Sales ($Mil) Jan-2012 $401,400 $357,975 0.4% U.S. Import Price Index Feb-2012 +0.4% 0 0.4% U.S. Export Price Index Feb-2012 0.4% +0.2% 0.2% …

Economic Dashboard March 15, 2012

Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change
Industrial Production Index Jan-2012 95.9 (p) 95.9 (r) 0
GDP Growth (%) Q4 2011 +2.8 (r) +1.8 -1.0
Retail Sales ($Mil) Jan-2012 $401,400 $357,975 0.4%
U.S. Import Price Index Feb-2012 +0.4% 0 0.4%
U.S. Export Price Index Feb-2012 0.4% +0.2% 0.2%
Consumer Price Index Jan-2012 226.665 225.672 0.2%
Producer Price Index (Finished Goods) Jan-2012 0.1 -0.1 0.2
Rate of Inflation Jan-2012 2.9% 3.0% -0.1
Avg. Hourly Earnings Jan-2012 23.29 23.25 $0.06
Rate of Unemployment Jan-2012 8.3% 8.3% No Change
Employment (Thousands)** Feb-2012 142,065 141,637 847
Unemployment (Thousands)** Feb-2012 12,806 12,758 48
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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