Online Extra: Production Index Components

PRODUCTION INDICATORS

LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO % CHG STEEL 6/12 thous. of net tons 2,048 1,953# 5.5 AUTOS 6/12 units 88,168 76,209r# -8.4 TRUCKS 6/12 units 158,850 127,233r# 1.3 ELECTRIC POWER 6/12 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 78,975 72,991# 9.6 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/12 thous. of bbl./day 15,729 15,722# -0.5 COAL 6/5 thous. of net tons 20,908# 20,464 1.5 LUMBER 6/5 millions of ft. 504.1# 578.3 -1.4 RAIL FREIGHT 6/5 billions of ton-miles 29.1# 31.6 -2.7

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 6/4 1992=100 132.9 134.1 7.4 STOCK PRICES 6/9 S&P 500 1136.5 1122.5 15.0 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/9 6.1% 6.1% 27.7 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 5/31 billions $6,274.5 $6,277.4r 4.2 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/12 thous. 336 351r -21.1 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/12 449.5 432.2 7.3 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/12 1479.4 1363.2 -83.9

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 6/16 $/troy oz. 385.250 386.850 7.1 STEEL SCRAP 6/16 #1 heavy, $/ton 150.00 150.00 42.6 COPPER 6/11 cents/lb. 126.5 130.8 56.5 ALUMINUM 6/11 cents/lb. 82.0 83.5 23.3 COTTON 6/11 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., cents/lb. 60.75 61.24 13.3 OIL 6/16 $/bbl. 37.27 37.33 24.4 CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/15 1967=100 279.91 279.78 15.7 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/15 1967=100 305.07 313.21 17.0

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

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

LATEST WEEK YEAR WEEK AGO AGO BRAZILIAN REAL 6/16 3.1314 3.1248 2.8865 BRITISH POUND 6/16 1.83 1.83 1.68 CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/16 1.37 1.36 1.34 EUROPEAN EURO 6/16 1.2011 1.2049 1.1691 JAPANESE YEN 6/16 110.08 110.43 117.83 KOREAN WON 6/16 1157.2 1154.2 1184.9 MEXICAN PESO 6/16 11.359 11.373 10.601 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/16 94.9 94.3 95.8

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 6/15 1.03% 0.97% 1.24% COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/15 3-month 1.45 1.25 0.93 CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/15 3-month 1.52 1.37 0.93 FIXED MORTGAGE 6/11 30-year 6.42 6.41 5.37 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/11 one-year 4.18 4.16 3.70 PRIME 6/15 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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