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US: Recap of Economic Indicators

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT Sep 6/17:06 EST Sep 6
                            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                       232/241   248/246  238/243  236/244  234/247  246/243
wk 3                       235/238   234/244  242/245  233/241  243/243  261/247
wk 4                       236/237   245/244  244/242  235/236  257/242  259/255
wk 5                                 241/242           255/240
Nonfarm Payrolls             +156k     +189k    +210k    +145k    +207k     +50k
Private Payrolls             +165k     +202k    +207k    +153k    +194k     +77k
Mfg Payroll                   +36k      +26k     +21k     Flat      +9k     +11k
Unemployment                  4.4%      4.3%     4.4%     4.3%     4.4%     4.5%
Avg Wkly Hours                34.4      34.5     34.5     34.4     34.5     34.3
Avg Hours - Mfg               40.7      40.9     40.8     40.7     40.7     40.6
Aggr Hours Index             -0.2%     +0.2%    +0.5%    -0.2%    +0.8%     flat
Aggr Hrs Index - Mfg         -0.2%     +0.5%    +0.3%     Flat    +0.3%    -0.1%
Avg Hourly Earnings          +0.1%     +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                           +0.1    -0.2%    -0.1%    +0.2%    -0.2%
non-petro import prices                 Flat    +0.1%     Flat    +0.3%    +0.1%
ISM Mfg Prices Pd Index       62.0      62.0     55.0     60.5     68.5     70.5
Core PCE Price Index                   +0.1%    +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       122.9     120.0    117.3    117.6    119.4    124.9
Consumer Sentiment            96.8      93.4     95.1     97.1     97.0     96.9
Car Sales, saar (mn)           4.0       4.2      4.0      4.2      4.3      4.3
Truck Sales, saar (mn)         8.3       8.7      8.8      8.5      8.6      8.6
Total, saar (mn)              12.3      12.9     12.8     12.7     12.9     12.9
Retail Sales                           +0.6%    +0.3%     Flat    +0.3%    +0.1%
excl motor vehicles                    +0.5%    +0.1%    -0.2%    +0.3%    +0.3%
Personal Income                        +0.4%     Flat    +0.3%    +0.1%    +0.3%
Personal Spending                      +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.5%
ISM Mfg Index                 58.8      56.3     57.8     54.9     54.8     57.2
ISM Nonmfg NMI                55.3      53.9     57.4     56.9     57.5     55.2
MNI Chicago Report            58.9      58.9     65.7     59.4     58.3     57.7
Phila Fed Mfg Index           18.9      19.5     27.6     38.8     22.0     32.8
Phila Fed Nonmfg Index        31.8      23.4     33.6     25.6     30.1     35.4
Empire State Index            25.2       9.8     19.8     -1.0      5.2     16.4
Markit Mfg Index              52.8      53.3     52.0     52.7     52.8     53.3
Markit Nonmfg Index           56.0      54.6     54.2     53.6     53.1     52.8
Ind Production                         +0.2%    +0.4%     Flat    +0.9%    +0.2%
Capacity Util                          76.7%    76.7%    76.5%    76.5%    75.9%
Factory Orders                         -3.3%    +3.2%    -0.3%    -0.3%    +1.0%
Factory Orders ex
transport                              +0.5%    +0.1%    -0.1%     Flat    +0.2%
Durables                               -6.8%    +6.4%     Flat    -0.8%    +2.4%
Durables ex transport                  +0.6%     Flat    +0.8%    -0.4%     0.9%
Nondurables                            +0.4%    +0.2%    -0.6%    +0.2%    -0.3%
Mfg Shipments                          +0.3%    +0.1%    +0.3%     Flat    -0.2%
Business Inventories                            +0.5%    +0.3%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Factory                                +0.2%     +0.3    -0.2%     Flat    +0.2%
Retail                              -0.2%(a)    +0.6%    +0.6%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Wholesale                           +0.4%(a)    +0.6%    +0.6%    -0.5%    +0.2%
Housing Starts (mn)                    1.155    1.213    1.129    1.154    1.189
Building Permits (mn)                  1.230    1.275    1.168    1.228    1.260
NAHB Index                      68        64       66       69       68       71
New Home Sales (k)                       571      630      618      577      638
Existing Homes (mn)                     5.44     5.51     5.62     5.56      5.7
Pending Home Sales Index               109.1    110.0    108.6    109.4    111.3
Construct Spending                     -0.6%    -1.4%    +1.6%    -1.8%    +0.3%
Private Residential                    +0.8%    +0.4%    +0.7%    -0.4%    +0.8%
Trade Balance (bn)                    -$43.7   -$43.5   -$46.4   -$47.6   -$45.3
Exports (bn)                          $194.4   $194.9   $192.3   $191.2   $191.5
Imports (bn)                          $238.1   $238.5   $238.7   $238.8   $236.7
Goods Only, BOP (bn)                  -$63.9   -$63.9   -$66.3   -$68.4   -$66.1
Leading Index                          +0.3%    +0.6%    +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.3%
                                                Q2-17             Q1-17
GDP (chain-wt)                                  +3.0%             +1.2%
Final Sales                                     +3.0%             +2.7%
Chain prices                                    +1.0%             +2.0%
Current-dollar                                  +4.0%             +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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