PRODUCTION INDICATORS
                                                      LATEST       WEEK   YEARLY
                                                        WEEK        AGO%     CHG
      
      STEEL 6/17 thous. of net tons                    2,305      2,166#    19.7
      AUTOS 6/17 units                               120,005    130,531r#   -3.4
      TRUCKS 6/17 units                              158,913    171,254r#    8.1
      ELECTRIC POWER 6/17 millions of kilowatt-hrs.   75,156     69,170#    12.8
      CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/17 thous. of bbl./day      15,504     15,314#     4.3
      COAL 6/10 thous. of net tons                    22,237#    21,017     12.4
      LUMBER 6/10 millions of ft.                      520.1#     396.4     -3.6
      RAIL FREIGHT 6/10 billions of ton-miles           27.9#      25.7      4.5
      
      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 6/9 1992=100               125.2      125.2     -0.7
      STOCK PRICES 6/16 S&P 500                   1464.46    1456.95      9.1
      CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/16                 7.60%      7.58%     5.8
      MONEY SUPPLY, M2 6/5 billions              $4,769.0   $4,757.7r     5.7
      INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/9 thous.         296        312r    -1.0
      MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/16          305.7      309.5      1.4
      MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/16         329.3      329.4    -48.2
      
      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 6/21 $/troy oz.                 286.050       287.150        10.4
      STEEL SCRAP 6/21 #1 heavy, $/ton      103.00        103.00        63.5
      COPPER 6/16  cents/lb.                  84.7          83.6        25.7
      ALUMINUM 6/16  cents/lb.                72.5          70.3        12.4
      COTTON 6/16 strict low middling
       1-1/16 in.,  cents/lb.                56.11         57.22        -0.4
      OIL 6/20 $/bbl.                        33.03         32.51        89.8
      CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/20 1967=100          190.01        192.61        -2.8
      CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/20 1967=100     260.22        263.34         4.7
      
      Sources: London Wednesday final setting, Chicago market, Metals Week, Memphis 
      market, NYMEX, Commodity Research Bureau
      
      FOREIGN EXCHANGE
                                           LATEST          WEEK        YEAR
                                             WEEK           AGO         AGO
      
      BRAZILIAN REAL 6/21                  1.8115        1.8100      1.7880
      BRITISH POUND 6/21                     1.50          1.50        1.58
      CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/21                   1.47          1.47        1.47
      EUROPEAN EURO 6/21                   0.9453        0.9579      1.0337
      JAPANESE YEN 6/21                    105.59        106.63      121.93
      KOREAN WON 6/21                      1119.3        1114.5      1162.9
      MEXICAN PESO 6/21                     9.851         9.766       9.405
      TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/21      110.4         110.2       111.3
      
      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 6/20                          6.49%         6.46%       4.69%    
      
      COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/20 3-month               6.56          6.57        5.01
      CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/21 3-month        6.71          6.72        5.19
      FIXED MORTGAGE 6/16 30-year                 8.37          8.41        7.78
      ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/16 one-year           7.38          7.33        6.09
      PRIME 6/16                                  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 market value NA=Not available r=revised NM=Not 
      meaningful
      
      
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