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STATE OF THE ECONOMY                      
Updated:  03/22/07
 

Data Definitions

 

Real GDP growth

2.0% (2006Q3)

Decreasing

Inflation (yearly)

2.4% (February)           

Increasing

Unemployment

4.5% (February)

Decreasing

Discount Rate (Primary Credit Rate)

 6.25 % (January)

Constant

Prime Rate

 8.25 %(January)

Constant

Federal Funds Rate

 5.25 % (January)

Constant

Capacity Utilization

 82% (February)

Increasing

Consumer Confidence

 112.5 (February)

Increasing  

Leading Indicators  137.3 (February) Decreasing

Coincident Index 

 123.7 (February)

Increasing

Lagging Index 

 127.9 (February)

Increasing

More Data
 

 

Data updates are provided by The Conference Board. Details and historical data for over 200 series are available at TCB-Business Cycle Indicators.


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