PRODUCTION INDICATORS
      
                                                    LATEST        WEEK      YEARLY
                                                     WEEK         AGO%       CHG
      
      STEEL 6/3 thous. of net tons                   2,223       2,309#     12.8
      AUTOS 6/3 units                              103,193     110,537r#    -4.3
      TRUCKS 6/3 units                             134,288     151,848r#    -7.4
      ELECTRIC POWER 6/3 millions of kilowatt-hrs.  68,202      67,834#      5.3
      CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/3 thous. of bbl./day     15,439      15,408#      2.4
      COAL 5/27 thous. of net tons                  22,068#     21,441       4.0
      LUMBER 5/27 millions of ft.                    516.5#      517.7      -8.1
      RAIL FREIGHT 5/27 billions of ton-miles         28.1#       27.4      -0.7
      
      Sources: American Iron & Steel Institute, Ward's Automotive Reports, Edison 
      Electric Institute, American Petroleum Institute, Energy Dept., WWPA, SFPAFD, 
      Association of American Railroads
      
      LEADING INDICATORS
      
                                                  LATEST        WEEK    YEARLY
                                                    WEEK         AGO%      CHG
      
      ECRI LEADING INDEX 5/26 1992=100             124.8       125.6       0.2
      STOCK PRICES 6/2 S&P 500                   1477.26     1378.02      11.3
      CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/2                 7.72%       7.90%      8.0
      MONEY SUPPLY, M2 5/22 billions            $4,763.3    $4,753.5r      5.7
      INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 5/26 thous.       286         285r     -7.7
      MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/2          356.6       302.8      16.7
      MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/2         328.4       294.4     -56.7
      
      Sources: Economic Cycle Research Institute, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, 
      Federal Reserve, Labor Dept., Mortgage Bankers Assn. (Index: March 16, 
      1990=100)
      
      PRICES
      
                                             LATEST          WEEK       YEARLY
                                               WEEK           AGO%        CHG
      
      GOLD 6/7 $/troy oz.                    284.100       272.250         8.7
      STEEL SCRAP 6/7 #1 heavy, $/ton         103.00        103.00        30.7
      COPPER 6/2  cents/lb.                     84.4          87.0        24.1
      ALUMINUM 6/2  cents/lb.                   70.8          72.3        12.4
      COTTON 6/2 strict low middling
       1-1/16 in.,  cents/lb.                  59.72         62.34         2.3
      OIL 6/6 $/bbl.                           29.55         30.10        69.1
      CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/6 1967=100             194.62        193.14        -2.0
      CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/6 1967=100        264.91        267.31         6.9
      
      Sources: London Wednesday final setting, Chicago market, Metals Week, Memphis 
      market, NYMEX, Commodity Research Bureau
      
      FOREIGN EXCHANGE
      
                                          WEEK           AGO         AGO
      
      BRAZILIAN REAL 6/7                1.7990        1.8240      1.7500
      BRITISH POUND 6/7                   1.52          1.50        1.60
      CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/7                 1.48          1.50        1.47
      EUROPEAN EURO 6/7                 0.9615        0.9379      1.0466
      JAPANESE YEN 6/7                  105.49        107.65      119.12
      KOREAN WON 6/7                    1113.2        1129.5      1166.0
      MEXICAN PESO 6/7                   9.840         9.507       9.540
      TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/7    109.9         112.2       110.0
      
      Sources: Major New York banks. Currencies expressed in units per U.S. dollar, 
      except for British Pound and European Euro in dollars. Trade-weighted dollar 
      via J.P. Morgan.
      
      INTEREST RATES
      
                                           LATEST          WEEK        YEAR
                                             WEEK           AGO         AGO
      
      FEDERAL FUNDS 6/6                      6.47%         6.71%       4.68%
      COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/6 3-month           6.58          6.62        4.89
      CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/7 3-month    6.71          6.84        5.05
      FIXED MORTGAGE 6/2 30-year             8.65          8.74        7.50
      ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/2 one-year       7.35          7.32        5.94
      PRIME 6/2                              9.50          9.50        7.75
      
      Sources: Federal Reserve, HSH Associates, Bloomberg Financial Markets
      
      #Raw data in the production indicators are seasonally adjusted in computing 
      the BW index (chart); other components (estimated listed) include machinery 
      and defense equipment. 1=Western Wood Products Assn. 2=Southern Forest 
      Products Assn.  3=Free marke value NA=Not available r=revised NM=Not 
      meaningful
      
      
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