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Economic Dashboard March 22, 2012

Economic Dashboard March 22, 2012 Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change Industrial Production Index Feb-2012 96.2 (p) 96.2 (r) 0 GDP Growth (%) Q4 2011 +2.8 (r) +1.8 -1.0 Retail Sales ($Mil) Feb-2012 $407,805 $403,508 1.1% 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 22, 2012

Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change
Industrial Production Index Feb-2012 96.2 (p) 96.2 (r) 0
GDP Growth (%) Q4 2011 +2.8 (r) +1.8 -1.0
Retail Sales ($Mil) Feb-2012 $407,805 $403,508 1.1%
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 Feb-2012 227.663 226.665 0.4%
Producer Price Index (Finished Goods) Feb-2012 0.4 0.1 0.3
Rate of Inflation Feb-2012 2.9% 2.9% 0.1%
Avg. Hourly Earnings Feb-2012 $23.31 $23.28 $0.03
Rate of Unemployment Feb-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 Feb-2012 70.8 61.5 9.3
CEO Confidence Index Mar-2012 5.98 6.03 0.05

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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