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The Nation

Economic Indicators Year Ago Previous Current
Real gross domestic product growth
(annual rate in percent)
1Q07
0.6
4Q07
0.6
1Q08
0.6
Index of leading economic indicators
(change in percent, monthly)
Past 6 Months
-1.2
March
0.1
April
0.1
Housing starts
(million units annualized, seasonally adjusted)
April
1.487

March
0.954

April
1.032
Unemployment rate
(in percent)
April
4.5
March
5.1
April
5.0
Total imports
(in billions, seasonally adjusted)
March
$191.6

February
$212.8

March
$206.7
Total exports
(in billions, seasonally adjusted)
March
$128.6
February
$151.1

March
$148.5

Consumer price index
(percent change over preceding 12 months)
April
2.6
March
3.9
April
3.9
Federal Funds Rate
(monthly average, in percent)
April
5.25
March
2.61
April
2.28
Prime Rate
(monthly average, in percent)
April
8.25

March
5.66

April
5.24

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New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania

Rhode Island
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Wisconsin



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Employment, Income, and Housing

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Energy

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Federal Spending

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SOURCES FOR ALL DATA


http://www.nemw.org/data.htm