PRODUCTION INDICATORS LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG

STEEL 7/14 thous. of net tons 2,124 2,102# 4.3 AUTOS 7/14 units 63,500 63,500# 2.5 TRUCKS 7/14 units 103,300 103,300# 13.5 ELECTRIC POWER 7/14 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 88,617 81,057# -1.0 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 7/14 thous. of bbl./day 15,379 15,125# -1.7 COAL 7/7 thous. of net tons 19,614# 22,065 -8.3 LUMBER 7/7 millions of ft. 213.5# 308.5 -26.4 RAIL FREIGHT 7/7 billions of ton-miles 29.6# 34.3 -2.3 Sources: American Iron & Steel Institute, Ward's Automotive Reports, Edison Electric Institute, American Petroleum Institute, Energy Dept., WWPA¹, Association of American Railroads LEADING INDICATORS LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG ECRI LEADING INDEX 7/6 1992=100 143.9 142.9r 5.3 STOCK PRICES 7/13 S&P 500 1552.5 1530.4 25.6 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 7/13 5.8% 5.9% -0.2 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 7/2 billions $7,263.5 $7,259.0r 6.4 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 7/14 thous. 301 309r -2.9 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 7/14 446.5 453.9 12.0 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 7/14 1717.4 1636.9 24.7 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 7/18 $/troy oz. 666.750 663.000 3.9 STEEL SCRAP 7/19 #1 heavy, $/ton 240.83 240.83 2.1 COPPER 7/13 ¢/lb. 368.5 363.8 -3.5 ALUMINUM 7/13 ¢/lb. 127.5 125.6 4.4 COTTON 7/13 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., ¢/lb. 62.23 59.03 25.3 OIL 7/18 $/bbl. 75.25 72.73 3.4 CRB FOODSTUFFS 7/17 1967=100 321.72 320.67 23.6 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 7/17 1967=100 501.11 500.10 23.6

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 7/18 1.8600 1.8895 2.1839 BRITISH POUND 7/18 2.05 2.03 1.84 CANADIAN DOLLAR 7/18 1.04 1.05 1.13 EUROPEAN EURO 7/18 1.3803 1.3746 1.2587 JAPANESE YEN 7/18 121.96 122.49 116.89 KOREAN WON 7/18 916.1 918.4 957.9 MEXICAN PESO 7/18 10.738 10.802 10.868 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 7/18 85.3 85.8 89.5 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 7/17 5.28% 5.24% 5.22% COMMERCIAL PAPER 7/17 3-month 5.19 NA NA CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 7/17 3-month 5.33 5.33 5.47 FIXED MORTGAGE 7/13 30-year 6.85 6.81 6.91 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 7/13 one-year 6.12 6.11 6.18 PRIME 7/17 8.25 8.25 8.25

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