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Economic Dashboard March 8, 2012

Economic Dashboard March 1, 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 Jan-2012 +0.3% -0.1% n/a U.S. Export Price Index Jan-2012 +0.2% -0.5% 0.73% …

Economic Dashboard March 1, 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 Jan-2012 +0.3% -0.1% n/a
U.S. Export Price Index Jan-2012 +0.2% -0.5% 0.73%
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% 8.5% -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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