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US: Recap of Economic Indicators

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT Aug 8/17:06 EST Aug 8
                            Jul-17    Jun-17   May-17   Apr-17   Mar-17   Feb-17
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UI Claims/4wk avg
wk 1                       250/244   245/242  238/243  235/250  252/244  237/245
wk 2                       248/246   238/243  236/244  234/247  246/243  248/247
wk 3                       234/244   242/245  233/241  243/243  261/247  247/246
wk 4                       245/244   244/242  235/236  257/242  259/255  227/240
wk 5                       240/242            255/240
Nonfarm Payrolls             +209k     +231k    +145k    +207k     +50k    +232k
Private Payrolls             +205k     +194k    +153k    +194k     +77k    +222k
Mfg Payroll                   +16k      +12k     Flat      +9k     +11k     +22k
Unemployment                  4.3%      4.4%     4.3%     4.4%     4.5%     4.7%
Avg Wkly Hours                34.5      34.5     34.4     34.5     34.3     34.3
Avg Hours - Mfg               40.9      40.9     40.7     40.7     40.6     40.7
Aggr Hours Index             +0.2%     +0.5%    -0.2%    +0.8%     flat    -0.1%
Aggr Hrs Index - Mfg         +0.1%     +0.6%     Flat    +0.3%    -0.1%    -0.1%
Avg Hourly Earnings          +0.3%     +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.1%    +0.1%
Final Demand PPI                       +0.1%     Flat    +0.5%    -0.1%    +0.3%
excl food & energy                     +0.1%    +0.3%    +0.4%     0.0%    +0.3%
excl food, energy, trade               +0.2%    -0.1%    +0.7%    +0.1%    +0.3%
CPI                                     Flat    -0.1%    +0.2%    -0.3%    +0.1%
excl food & energy                     +0.1%    +0.1%    +0.1%    -0.1%    +0.2%
Import Prices                          -0.2%    -0.1%    +0.2%    -0.2%    +0.3%
non-petro import prices                +0.1%     Flat    +0.3%    +0.1%    +0.3%
ISM Mfg Prices Pd Index       62.0      55.0     60.5     68.5     70.5     68.0
Core PCE Price Index                   +0.1%    +0.1%    +0.2%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Treasury Budget (bn)                  -$90.2   -$88.4  +$182.4  -$176.2  -$192.0
Consumer Credit (bn)                  +$12.4   +$18.3   +$12.3   +$15.2   +$17.1
CB Consumer Confidence       121.1     117.3    117.6    119.4    124.9    116.1
Consumer Sentiment            93.4      95.1     97.1     97.0     96.9     96.3
Car Sales, saar (mn)           4.2       4.0      4.2      4.3      4.3      4.3
Truck Sales, saar (mn)         8.7       8.8      8.5      8.6      8.6      9.2
Total, saar (mn)              12.9      12.8     12.7     12.9     12.9     13.5
Retail Sales                           -0.2%    -0.1%    +0.3%    +0.1%    -0.2%
excl motor vehicles                    -0.2%    -0.3%    +0.3%    +0.3%    +0.1%
Personal Income                         Flat    +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.5%
Personal Spending                      +0.1%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.5%    +0.1%
ISM Mfg Index                 56.3      57.8     54.9     54.8     57.2     57.7
ISM Nonmfg NMI                53.9      57.4     56.9     57.5     55.2     57.6
MNI Chicago Report            58.9      65.7     59.4     58.3     57.7     57.4
Phila Fed Mfg Index           19.5      27.6     38.8     22.0     32.8     43.3
Phila Fed Nonmfg Index        23.4      33.6     25.6     30.1     35.4     29.3
Empire State Index             9.8      19.8     -1.0      5.2     16.4     18.7
Markit Mfg Index              53.3      52.0     52.7     52.8     53.3     54.2
Markit Nonmfg Index           54.6      54.2     53.6     53.1     52.8     53.8
Ind Production                         +0.4%    +0.1%    +0.8%    +0.1%    +0.3%
Capacity Util                          76.6%    76.4%    76.4%    75.8%    75.9%
Factory Orders                         +3.0%    -0.8%    -0.3%    +1.0%    +0.8%
Factory Orders ex
transport                             -0.2 %    -0.3%     Flat    +0.2%    +0.3%
Durables                               +6.4%    -0.1%    -0.8%    +2.4%    +1.4%
Durables ex transport                  +0.1%    +0.6%    -0.4%     0.9%    +0.3%
Nondurables                            -0.3%    -0.8%    +0.2%    -0.3%    +0.3%
Mfg Shipments                          -0.2%    +0.3%     Flat    -0.2%    +0.3%
Business Inventories                            +0.3%    -0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%
Factory                                +0.2%    -0.1%     Flat    +0.2%    +0.2%
Retail                              +0.6%(a)    +0.6%    -0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%
Wholesale                           +0.6%(a)    +0.4%    -0.5%    +0.2%    +0.4%
Housing Starts (mn)                    1.215    1.122    1.154    1.189    1.288
Building Permits (mn)                  1.275    1.168    1.228    1.260    1.219
NAHB Index                      64        66       69       68       71       65
New Home Sales (k)                       610      605      577      638      615
Existing Homes (mn)                     5.52     5.62     5.56      5.7     5.47
Pending Home Sales Index               110.2    108.6    109.4    111.3    112.3
Construct Spending                     -1.3%    +0.3%    -1.8%    +0.3%    +1.0%
Private Residential                    -0.2%    -0.8%    -0.4%    +0.8%    +0.7%
Trade Balance (bn)                    -$43.6   -$46.4   -$47.6   -$45.3   -$44.9
Exports (bn)                                   $192.0   $191.2   $191.5   $191.7
Imports (bn)                                   $238.5   $238.8   $236.7   $236.6
Goods Only, BOP (bn)                  -$65.2   -$67.4   -$68.4   -$66.1   -$65.3
Leading Index                          +0.6%    +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.5%
                                       Q2-17             Q1-17             Q4-16
GDP (chain-wt)                         +2.6%             +1.2%             +1.8%
Final Sales                            +2.6%             +2.7%             +0.7%
Chain prices                           +1.0%             +2.0%             +2.0%
Current-dollar                         +3.6%             +3.3%             +3.8%
                                                         Q1-17             Q4-16
Nonfarm Productivity                                      Flat             +1.8%
Nonfarm Unit Labor Costs                                 +2.2%             +1.3%
                                       Q2-17             Q1-17             Q4-16
ECI (q/q)                              +0.5%             +0.8%             +0.5%
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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