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US: Recap of Economic Indicators

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT Aug 14/17:06 EST Aug 14
                            Aug-17   Jul-17    Jun-17   May-17   Apr-17   Mar-17
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UI Claims/4wk avg
wk 1                       244/241  250/244   245/242  238/243  235/250  252/244
wk 2                                248/246   238/243  236/244  234/247  246/243
wk 3                                234/244   242/245  233/241  243/243  261/247
wk 4                                245/244   244/242  235/236  257/242  259/255
wk 5                                241/242            255/240
Nonfarm Payrolls                      +209k     +231k    +145k    +207k     +50k
Private Payrolls                      +205k     +194k    +153k    +194k     +77k
Mfg Payroll                            +16k      +12k     Flat      +9k     +11k
Unemployment                           4.3%      4.4%     4.3%     4.4%     4.5%
Avg Wkly Hours                         34.5      34.5     34.4     34.5     34.3
Avg Hours - Mfg                        40.9      40.9     40.7     40.7     40.6
Aggr Hours Index                      +0.2%     +0.5%    -0.2%    +0.8%     flat
Aggr Hrs Index - Mfg                  +0.1%     +0.6%     Flat    +0.3%    -0.1%
Avg Hourly Earnings                   +0.3%     +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.1%
Final Demand PPI                      -0.1%     +0.1%     Flat    +0.6%     Flat
excl food & energy                    -0.1%     +0.1%    +0.3%    +0.5%    +0.2%
excl food, energy, trade               Flat     +0.2%    -0.1%    +0.7%     Flat
CPI                                    +0.1      Flat    -0.1%    +0.2%    -0.3%
excl food & energy                     +0.1     +0.1%    +0.1%    +0.1%    -0.1%
Import Prices                                   -0.2%    -0.1%    +0.2%    -0.2%
non-petro import prices                         +0.1%     Flat    +0.3%    +0.1%
ISM Mfg Prices Pd Index                62.0      55.0     60.5     68.5     70.5
Core PCE Price Index                            +0.1%    +0.1%    +0.2%    -0.2%
Treasury Budget (bn)                  -42.9    -$90.2   -$88.4  +$182.4  -$176.2
Consumer Credit (bn)                           +$12.4   +$18.3   +$12.3   +$15.2
CB Consumer Confidence                121.1     117.3    117.6    119.4    124.9
Consumer Sentiment                     93.4      95.1     97.1     97.0     96.9
Car Sales, saar (mn)                    4.2       4.0      4.2      4.3      4.3
Truck Sales, saar (mn)                  8.7       8.8      8.5      8.6      8.6
Total, saar (mn)                       12.9      12.8     12.7     12.9     12.9
Retail Sales                                    -0.2%    -0.1%    +0.3%    +0.1%
excl motor vehicles                             -0.2%    -0.3%    +0.3%    +0.3%
Personal Income                                  Flat    +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.3%
Personal Spending                               +0.1%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.5%
ISM Mfg Index                          56.3      57.8     54.9     54.8     57.2
ISM Nonmfg NMI                         53.9      57.4     56.9     57.5     55.2
MNI Chicago Report                     58.9      65.7     59.4     58.3     57.7
Phila Fed Mfg Index                    19.5      27.6     38.8     22.0     32.8
Phila Fed Nonmfg Index                 23.4      33.6     25.6     30.1     35.4
Empire State Index                      9.8      19.8     -1.0      5.2     16.4
Markit Mfg Index                       53.3      52.0     52.7     52.8     53.3
Markit Nonmfg Index                    54.6      54.2     53.6     53.1     52.8
Ind Production                                  +0.4%    +0.1%    +0.8%    +0.1%
Capacity Util                                   76.6%    76.4%    76.4%    75.8%
Factory Orders                                  +3.0%    -0.8%    -0.3%    +1.0%
Factory Orders ex
transport                                      -0.2 %    -0.3%     Flat    +0.2%
Durables                                        +6.4%    -0.1%    -0.8%    +2.4%
Durables ex transport                           +0.1%    +0.6%    -0.4%     0.9%
Nondurables                                     -0.3%    -0.8%    +0.2%    -0.3%
Mfg Shipments                                   -0.2%    +0.3%     Flat    -0.2%
Business Inventories                                     +0.3%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Factory                                         +0.2%    -0.1%     Flat    +0.2%
Retail                                       +0.6%(a)    +0.6%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Wholesale                                       +0.7%    +0.6%    -0.5%    +0.2%
Housing Starts (mn)                             1.215    1.122    1.154    1.189
Building Permits (mn)                           1.275    1.168    1.228    1.260
NAHB Index                               64        66       69       68       71
New Home Sales (k)                                610      605      577      638
Existing Homes (mn)                              5.52     5.62     5.56      5.7
Pending Home Sales Index                        110.2    108.6    109.4    111.3
Construct Spending                              -1.3%    +0.3%    -1.8%    +0.3%
Private Residential                             -0.2%    -0.8%    -0.4%    +0.8%
Trade Balance (bn)                             -$43.6   -$46.4   -$47.6   -$45.3
Exports (bn)                                            $192.0   $191.2   $191.5
Imports (bn)                                            $238.5   $238.8   $236.7
Goods Only, BOP (bn)                           -$65.2   -$67.4   -$68.4   -$66.1
Leading Index                                   +0.6%    +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%
                                                Q2-17             Q1-17
GDP (chain-wt)                                  +2.6%             +1.2%
Final Sales                                     +2.6%             +2.7%
Chain prices                                    +1.0%             +2.0%
Current-dollar                                  +3.6%             +3.3%
                                                Q2-17             Q1-17
Nonfarm Productivity                            +0.9%             +0.1%
Nonfarm Unit Labor Costs                        +0.6%             +5.4%
                                                Q2-17             Q1-17
ECI (q/q)                                       +0.5%             +0.8%
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 212-800-8517; email: sara.haire@marketnews.com
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