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US: Recap of Economic Indicators

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:06 GMT May 14/17:06 EST May 14
                            May-18   Apr-18    Mar-18   Feb-18   Jan-18   Dec-17
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UI Claims/4wk avg
wk 1                       211/216  233/230   230/225  223/228  247/245  235/241
wk 2                                233/232   226/223  234/230  226/241  229/236
wk 3                                209/229   227/225  218/227  229/238  242/236
wk 4                                211/222   218/225  217/223  234/234  242/237
wk 5                                          242/228                    248/240
Nonfarm Payrolls                      +164k     +135k    +324k    +176k    +175k
Private Payrolls                      +168k     +135k    +321k    +188k    +174k
Mfg Payroll                            +24k      +22k     +32k     +20k     +39k
Unemployment                           3.9%      4.1%     4.1%     4.1%     4.1%
Avg Wkly Hours                         34.5      34.5     34.5     34.4     34.5
Avg Hours - Mfg                        41.1      40.9     41.0     40.7     40.8
Aggr Hours Index                      +0.1%     +0.2%    +0.6%    -0.2%    +0.2%
Aggr Hrs Index - Mfg                  +0.8%     -0.1%    +1.0%    -0.1%    +0.1%
Avg Hourly Earnings                   +0.1%     +0.2%    +0.1%    +0.3%    +0.4%
Final Demand PPI                      +0.1%     +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.4%     Flat
excl food & energy                    +0.2%     +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.4%    -0.1%
excl food, energy, trade              +0.1%     +0.4%    +0.4%    +0.4%    +0.1%
CPI                                   +0.2%     -0.1%    +0.2%    +0.5%    +0.2%
excl food & energy                    +0.1%     +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.2%
Import Prices                         +0.3%     -0.2%    +0.2%    +0.8%    +0.2%
non-petro import prices               +0.1%      Flat    +0.4%    +0.6%    -0.1%
ISM Mfg Prices Pd Index                79.3      78.1     74.2     72.7     69.0
PCE Price Index M/M                              Flat    +0.2%    +0.4%    +0.1%
PCE Price Index Y/Y                             +2.0%    +1.7%    +1.7%    +1.7%
Core PCE Price Index M/M                        +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.3%    +0.2%
Core PCE Price Index Y/Y                        +1.9%    +1.6%    +1.5%    +1.5%
Treasury Budget (bn)                +$214.2   -$208.7  -$215.2   +$49.2   -$23.2
Consumer Credit (bn)                           +$11.6   +$13.6   +$15.0   +$14.3
CB Consumer Confidence                128.7     127.0    130.0    124.3    123.1
Consumer Sentiment         98.8(a)     98.8     101.4     99.7     95.7     95.9
Car Sales (Ex GM), saar
(mn)                                    3.1       3.2      3.3      3.2      3.3
Truck Sales (Ex GM), Saar
(mn)                                    6.9       7.0      6.7      6.6      6.8
Total (Ex GM), saar (mn)               10.0      10.2     10.0      9.9     10.1
Retail Sales                                    +0.6%    -0.1%    -0.2%    -0.1%
excl motor vehicles                             +0.2%    +0.2%    +0.1%     Flat
Personal Income                                 +0.3%    +0.3%    +0.4%    +0.4%
Personal Spending                               +0.4%     Flat    +0.2%    +0.5%
ISM Mfg Index                          57.3      59.3     60.8     59.1     59.3
ISM Nonmfg NMI                         56.8      58.8     59.5     59.9     56.0
MNI Chicago Report                     57.6      57.4     61.9     65.7     67.8
Phila Fed Mfg Index                    23.2      22.3     25.8     22.2     27.9
Phila Fed Nonmfg Index                 27.6      30.1     31.0     19.5     29.4
Empire State Index                     15.8      22.5     13.1     17.7     19.6
KC Fed Mfg Index                         26        17       17       16       13
Richmond Fed Mfg Index                   -3        15       28       14       20
Dallas Fed Mfg Index                   21.8      22.8     38.4     34.3     30.5
Markit Mfg Index                       56.5      55.6     55.3     55.5     55.1
Markit Services Index                  54.6      54.0     55.9     53.3     53.7
Ind Production                                  +0.5%    +1.0%    -0.2%    +0.5%
Capacity Util                                   78.0%    77.7%    77.1%    77.3%
Factory Orders                                  +1.6%    +1.6%    -1.3%    +1.8%
Factory Orders ex
transport                                       +0.3%    +0.2%    +0.4%    +0.9%
Durables                                        +2.6%    +3.6%    -3.6%    +2.7%
Durables ex transport                           +0.1%    +1.0%    -0.3%    +0.8%
Nondurables                                     +0.5%    -0.3%    +1.0%    +0.9%
Mfg Shipments                                   +0.4%    +0.2%    +0.7%    +0.7%
Business Inventories                                     +0.6%    +0.6%    +0.6%
Factory                                         +0.3%    +0.4%    +0.4%    +0.7%
Retail                                       -0.4%(a)    +0.4%    +0.7%    +0.3%
Wholesale                                       +0.3%    +0.9%    +0.9%    +0.7%
Housing Starts (mn)                             1.319    1.295    1.339    1.207
Building Permits (mn)                           1.379    1.321    1.377    1.300
NAHB Index                               69        70       71       72       74
New Home Sales (k)                                694      667      644      644
Existing Homes (mn)                              5.60     5.54     5.38     5.56
Pending Home Sales Index                        107.6    107.2    104.3    109.8
Construct Spending                              -1.7%    +1.0%    +1.7%    +1.6%
Private Residential                             -3.5%    +1.2%    +3.2%    +1.6%
Trade Balance (bn)                             -$49.0   -$57.7   -$56.7   -$53.9
Exports (bn)                                  +$208.5  +$204.4   $200.9   $203.6
Imports (bn)                                  +$257.5  +$262.1   $257.6   $257.5
Goods Only, BOP (bn)                           -$69.5   -$77.0   -$76.7   -$73.7
Leading Index                                   +0.3%    +0.7%    +0.8%    +0.7%
                                      Q1-18     Q4-17    Q3-17    Q2-17
GDP (chain-wt)                        +2.3%     +2.9%    +3.2%    +3.1%
Final Sales                           +1.9%     +3.4%    +2.4%    +2.9%
Chain prices                          +2.0%     +2.3%    +2.1%    +1.0%
Current-dollar                        +4.3%     +5.3%    +5.3%    +4.1%
                                      Q1-18     Q4-17    Q3-17    Q2-17
Nonfarm Productivity                  +0.7%     +0.3%    +2.6%    +1.7%
Nonfarm Unit Labor Costs              +2.7%     +2.1%    +1.0%    -1.2%
                                      Q1-18     Q4-17    Q3-17    Q2-17
ECI (q/q)                             +0.8%     +0.6%    +0.7%    +0.5%
(a) advance report
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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