PRODUCTION INDICATORS

LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG STEEL 6/7 thous. of net tons 1,938 1,843# 5.8 AUTOS 6/7 units 100,702 79,768r# -11.2 TRUCKS 6/7 units 159,565 130,474r# 5.8 ELECTRIC POWER 6/7 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 68,063 66,214# -7.9 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/7 thous. of bbl./day 15,869 15,975# 3.7 COAL 5/31 thous. of net tons 20,345# 20,392 3.8 LUMBER 5/31 millions of ft. 454.7# 514.1 2.0 RAIL FREIGHT 5/31 billions of ton-miles 27.5# 29.1 0.9

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 5/30 1992=100 123.0 121.5 -0.7 STOCK PRICES 6/6 S&P 500 987.8 963.6 -3.9 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/6 5.0% 5.0% -26.5 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 5/26 billions $6,019.3 $6,012.9r 8.2 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/6 thous. 430 447r 8.9 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/6 418.9 460.5 16.7 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/6 9046.9 9977.8 434.1

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 6/11 $/troy oz. 354.250 364.200 10.8 STEEL SCRAP 6/10 #1 heavy, $/ton 105.17 108.00 8.4 COPPER 6/6 cents/lb. 82.3 81.5 0.5 ALUMINUM 6/6 cents/lb. 68.3 67.5 0.7 COTTON 6/6 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., cents/lb. 49.10 49.68 35.2 OIL 6/11 $/bbl. 0.00 29.73 -100.0 CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/10 1967=100 424.81 240.25 106.8 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/10 1967=100 261.30 259.81 7.9

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 6/11 2.8515 2.9160 2.7150 BRITISH POUND 6/11 1.67 1.63 1.47 CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/11 1.35 1.36 1.54 EUROPEAN EURO 6/11 1.1748 1.1643 0.9449 JAPANESE YEN 6/11 117.79 118.91 125.10 KOREAN WON 6/11 1195.3 1200.4 1223.6 MEXICAN PESO 6/11 10.573 10.573 9.655 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/11 96.0 96.1 117.7

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 6/10 1.22% 1.21% 1.72% COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/10 3-month 1.08 1.18 1.78 CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/11 3-month 1.02 1.18 1.81 FIXED MORTGAGE 6/6 30-year 5.45 5.50 6.80 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/6 one-year 3.80 3.82 4.99 PRIME 6/6 4.25 4.25 4.75

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 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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