PRODUCTION INDICATORS

LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG STEEL 6/22 thous. of net tons 1,998 1,934# 7.3 AUTOS 6/22 units 105,254 105,925r# -5.2 TRUCKS 6/22 units 156,871 148,925r# 7.9 ELECTRIC POWER 6/22 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 74,486 75,532# -2.2 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/22 thous. of bbl./day 15,272 15,417# -1.0 COAL 6/15 thous. of net tons 20,436# 19,689 -2.5 LUMBER 6/15 millions of ft. 538.3# 563.5r 4.7 RAIL FREIGHT 6/15 billions of ton-miles 28.9# 28.3 5.5

Sources: American Iron & Steel Institute, Ward's Automotive Reports, Edison Electric Institute, American Petroleum Institute, Energy Dept., WWPA, SFPA, Association of American Railroads

LEADING INDICATORS

LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG ECRI LEADING INDEX 6/14 1992=100 122.6 122.4r 1.4 STOCK PRICES 6/21 S&P 500 989.1 1007.3 -19.3 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/21 6.5% 6.6% -3.6 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 6/10 billions $5,553.3 $5,545.5r 7.0 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/21 thous. 388 398r -1.0 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/21 396.5 359.3 28.8 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/21 2504.8 1764.4 67.2

Sources: Economic Cycle Research Institute, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, Fed- eral Reserve, Labor Dept., Mortgage Bankers Assn. (Index: March 16, 1990=100)

PRICES

LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG GOLD 6/26 $/troy oz. 321.550 320.650 17.0 STEEL SCRAP 6/25 #1 heavy, $/ton 97.00 97.00 26.0 COPPER 6/21 cents/lb. 79.5 80.8 4.5 ALUMINUM 6/21 cents/lb. 65.5 67.0 -6.1 COTTON 6/21 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., cents/lb. 31.05 36.40 -14.6 OIL 6/26 $/bbl. 26.56 25.14 4.1 CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/25 1967=100 212.31 206.81 -1.8 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/25 1967=100 245.72 244.84 0.4

Sources: London Wednesday final setting, Iron Age Scrap Price Bulletin, Metals Week, Memphis market, NYMEX, Commodity Research Bureau

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

LATEST WEEK YEAR WEEK AGO AGO BRAZILIAN REAL 6/26 2.8805 2.7155 2.3310 BRITISH POUND 6/26 1.53 1.49 1.42 CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/26 1.51 1.54 1.52 EUROPEAN EURO 6/26 0.9826 0.9577 0.8600 JAPANESE YEN 6/26 120.05 123.84 124.35 KOREAN WON 6/26 1203.8 1230.3 1297.5 MEXICAN PESO 6/26 9.947 9.743 9.055 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/26 114.0 117.4 121.3

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 6/25 1.75% 1.71% 3.75% COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/25 3-month 1.74 1.75 3.52 CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/26 3-month 1.80 1.80 3.63 FIXED MORTGAGE 6/21 30-year 6.66 6.78 7.29 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/21 one-year 4.86 4.89 6.05 PRIME 6/21 4.75 4.75 7.00

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 and not 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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