PRODUCTION INDICATORS
      
                                                          LATEST     WEEK   YEARLY
                                                            WEEK      AGO    % CHG
      STEEL               6/2 thous. of net tons           2,090    2,076#    -0.3
      AUTOS               6/2 units                       77,220   77,220#    -5.0
      TRUCKS              6/2 units                      135,840  135,840#     3.8
      ELECTRIC POWER      6/2 millions of kilowatt-hrs.   77,036   73,946#    -2.7
      CRUDE-OIL REFINING  6/2 thous. of bbl./day          15,048   15,061#    -5.5
      COAL               5/26 thous. of net tons          21,881#  21,822     -3.7
      LUMBER             5/26 millions of ft.              292.9#   311.9    -16.0
      RAIL FREIGHT       5/26 billions of ton-miles         34.3#    33.7     -2.8
      
      Sources: American Iron & Steel Institute, Ward's Automotive Reports, Edison
      Electric Institute, American Petroleum Institute, Energy Dept., WWPA,
      Association of American Railroads
      
      
      LEADING INDICATORS
      
                                                        LATEST       WEEK    YEARLY
                                                          WEEK        AGO     % CHG
      ECRI LEADING INDEX               5/25 1992=100     142.4      142.4r      4.3
      STOCK PRICES                      6/1 S&P 500     1536.3     1515.7      19.3
      CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa         6/1                5.6%       5.6%     -3.6
      MONEY SUPPLY, M2                 5/21 billions  $7,243.9   $7,225.9r      6.6
      INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT      6/2 thous.         309        310r      1.0
      MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE   6/2              433.6      427.0       9.6
      
      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                 6/6 $/troy oz.               669.700    652.650      8.4
      STEEL SCRAP          6/7 #1 heavy, $/ton           240.83     240.83      0.1
      COPPER               6/1 cents/lb.                 341.5      336.4      -8.5
      ALUMINUM             6/1 cents/lb.                 127.3      129.9       0.5
      COTTON               6/1 strict low middling       
                               1-1/16 in., cents/lb.      48.74      48.50     -6.2
      OIL                  6/6 $/bbl.                     66.04      63.54     -6.6
      CRB FOODSTUFFS       6/5 1967=100                  318.07     314.74     27.0
      CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS  6/5 1967=100                  488.71     485.33     21.8
      
      Sources: London Wednesday final setting, Metal Bulletin, Platt's Metals Week,
      Memphis market, NYMEX, Commodity Research Bureau
      
      
      FOREIGN EXCHANGE
      
                                               LATEST         WEEK         YEAR
                                                 WEEK          AGO          AGO
      BRAZILIAN REAL                 6/6       1.9509       1.9410       2.2545
      BRITISH POUND                  6/6         1.99         1.98         1.85
      CANADIAN DOLLAR                6/6         1.06         1.07         1.11
      EUROPEAN EURO                  6/6       1.3504       1.3429       1.2785
      JAPANESE YEN                   6/6       121.08       121.66       113.57
      KOREAN WON                     6/6        928.8        931.0        948.2
      MEXICAN PESO                   6/6       10.868       10.747       11.353
      TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX    6/6         86.4         86.8         88.5
      
      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               6/5                5.19%     5.29%     4.99%
      COMMERCIAL PAPER            6/5  3-month       5.21      5.16      NA
      CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT     6/5  3-month       5.32      5.32      5.23
      FIXED MORTGAGE              6/1  30-year       6.51      6.46      6.77
      ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE         6/1  one-year      5.95      5.95      5.97
      PRIME                       6/5                8.25      8.25      8.00
      
      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. NA=Not
      available  r=revised  NM=Not meaningful
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