Employment. . .Inflation. . .Consumer Spending. Each month, financial markets react to these and other important figures. The data, tables, charts, and graphs in this authoritative book explain how each indicator is determined, and how readers can effectively use this information. New sections include employment and labor figures, new GDP measures, and much more.
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Table of ContentsIntrodution: The Monthly Forecast Cycle.The Employment Report. The Personal Income Report. Retail Sales. Unit New Auto Sales and Other Related Motor Vehicle Data. The Consumer Price Index. The Producer Price Index. Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Rates. Manufacturers' Orders and Other Related Series. Business Inventories and Sales. The Purchasing Managers' Index. U.S International Trade in Goods and Services. Monthly Construction Indicators. Gross Domestic Product. The Conference Board's Index of Leading Indicators and Other Composite Indexes. The Productivity and Unit Labor Costs Report and the Employment Cost Index. Labor and Productity and Costs.