Online Extra: Production Index Components

PRODUCTION INDICATORS LATEST WEEK YEARLY WEEK AGO% CHG

STEEL 6/19 thous. of net tons 1,973 2,048# 4.9 AUTOS 6/19 units 91,388 80,957r# -6.1 TRUCKS 6/19 units 152,487 156,243r# -1.9 ELECTRIC POWER 6/19 millions of kilowatt-hrs. 82,841 78,975# 12.7 CRUDE-OIL REFINING 6/19 thous. of bbl./day 15,685 15,729# 1.8 COAL 6/12 thous. of net tons 21,301# 20,908 2.2 LUMBER 6/12 millions of ft. 579.2# 504.1 12.2 RAIL FREIGHT 6/12 billions of ton-miles 29.1# 29.1 -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 6/11 1992=100 132.7 132.1r 6.9 STOCK PRICES 6/18 S&P 500 1135.0 1136.5 14.0 CORPORATE BOND YIELD, Aaa 6/18 6.0% 6.1% 18.4 MONEY SUPPLY, M2 6/7 billions $6,264.5 $6,273.8r 4.0 INITIAL CLAIMS, UNEMPLOYMENT 6/19 thous. 349 336 -13.6 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, PURCHASE 6/19 454.5 449.5 10.5 MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS, REFINANCE 6/19 1454.6 1479.4 -82.3

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 6/23 $/troy oz. 393.900 385.250 13.2 STEEL SCRAP 6/23 #1 heavy, $/ton 150.00 150.00 42.6 COPPER 6/18 cents/lb. 123.9 126.5 51.9 ALUMINUM 6/18 cents/lb. 82.0 82.0 22.8 COTTON 6/18 strict low middling 1-1/16 in., cents/lb. 57.53 60.75 3.9 OIL 6/23 $/bbl. 37.49 37.27 21.5 CRB FOODSTUFFS 6/22 1967=100 278.55 279.91 17.6 CRB RAW INDUSTRIALS 6/22 1967=100 303.48 305.07 17.4

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

FOREIGN EXCHANGE LATEST WEEK YEAR WEEK AGO AGO

BRAZILIAN REAL 6/23 3.1093 3.1314 2.8595 BRITISH POUND 6/23 1.82 1.83 1.67 CANADIAN DOLLAR 6/23 1.36 1.37 1.35 EUROPEAN EURO 6/23 1.2093 1.2011 1.1529 JAPANESE YEN 6/23 108.50 110.08 118.04 KOREAN WON 6/23 1159.8 1157.2 1187.2 MEXICAN PESO 6/23 11.330 11.359 10.479 TRADE-WEIGHTED DOLLAR INDEX 6/23 94.4 94.9 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 6/22 1.00% 1.03% 1.15% COMMERCIAL PAPER 6/22 3-month NA 1.45 0.88 CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT 6/22 3-month 1.44 1.52 1.04 FIXED MORTGAGE 6/18 30-year 6.46 6.42 5.44 ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE 6/18 one-year 4.35 4.18 3.73 PRIME 6/22 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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