PRODUCTION INDICATORS LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG STEEL 6/5 thous. of net tons 1,953 2,041# 0.8 AUTOS 6/5 units 76,225 83,450r# -24.6 TRUCKS 6/5 units 131,476 150,679r# -16.9 ELECTRIC POWER 6/5 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 72,991 75,371# 7.2 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/5 thous. of bbl./day 15,722 15,411# -0.9 COAL 5/29 thous. of net tons 20,464# 20,439 0.6 LUMBER 5/29 millions of ft. 578.3# 581.4r 27.2 RAIL FREIGHT 5/29 billions of ton-miles 31.6# 31.3 11.7

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 5/28 1992=100 134.1 133.7r 8.1 STOCK PRICES 6/3 S&P 500 1122.5 1120.7 13.6 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/3 6.1% 6.0% 22.1 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 5/24 billions $6,277.7 $6,289.8r 4.4 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/5 thous. 352 340r -18.9 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/5 432.2 459.8 3.2 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/5 1363.2 1583.6 -84.9

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 6/9 $/troy oz. 386.850 394.850 9.2 STEEL SCRAP 6/9 #1 heavy, $/ton 150.00 166.50 42.6 COPPER 6/4 cents/lb. 130.8 130.2 58.8 ALUMINUM 6/4 cents/lb. 83.5 81.8 22.3 COTTON 6/4 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., cents/lb. 61.24 65.28 24.7 OIL 6/9 $/bbl. 37.33 39.75 16.7 CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/8 1967=100 279.78 281.33 -34.1 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/8 1967=100 313.21 317.01 19.9

Sources: London Wednesday final setting, Institute of Scrap Recycling Indus- tries, Metals Week, Memphis market, NYMEX, Commodity Research Bureau

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

LATEST WEEK YEAR WEEK AGO AGO BRAZILIAN REAL 6/9 3.1248 3.1312 2.8515 BRITISH POUND 6/9 1.83 1.83 1.67 CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/9 1.36 1.36 1.35 EUROPEAN EURO 6/9 1.2049 1.2215 1.1748 JAPANESE YEN 6/9 110.43 109.90 117.79 KOREAN WON 6/9 1154.2 1165.2 1195.3 MEXICAN PESO 6/9 11.373 11.467 10.573 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/9 94.3 94.3 96.0

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 6/8 0.97% 1.02% 1.22% COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/8 3-month 1.25 1.20 1.08 CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/8 3-month 1.37 1.29 1.02 FIXED MORTGAGE 6/4 30-year 6.41 6.41 5.45 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/4 one-year 4.16 4.14 3.80 PRIME 6/8 4.00 4.00 4.25

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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