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Economic Dashboard May 31, 2012

Economic Dashboard May 31, 2012 Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change Industrial Production Index April-2012 97.4 (p) …

Economic Dashboard May 31, 2012

Pulse Item Latest Date Latest Data Preceding Period Change
Industrial Production Index April-2012 97.4 (p) 96.4 (r) 1.1
GDP Growth (%) Q1 2012 +2.2 +3.0 -0.8
Retail Sales ($Mil) April-2012 $401,627 $420,017 -4.4%
U.S. Import Price Index April-2012 -0.5% +1.5% -2.0
U.S. Export Price Index April-2012 +0.4% +0.8% +0.4
Consumer Price Index April-2012 230.085 229.392 0.3%
Producer Price Index (Finished Goods) April-2012 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
Rate of Inflation April-2012 2.3% 2.3% 0
Avg. Hourly Earnings April-2012 $23.38 $23.37 $0.01
Rate of Unemployment April-2012 8.1% 8.2% -0.1
Employment (Thousands)** April-2012 141,865 142,034 -169
Unemployment (Thousands)** April-2012 12,500 12,673 -173
Consumer Confidence Index April-2012 64.9 68.7 -3.8
CEO Confidence Index May-2012 5.96 5.86 0.10

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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