Economic Statistics for 14 Dec 12
The following US economic statistics were announced today:
The Fed reports that industrial production rose a strong 1.1% in November, while capacity utilization in the nation’s factories rose to 78.4%.
The Consumer Price Index fell -0.3% in November, but the core rate rose 0.1%. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI rose 1.8%, and the core rate rose 1.9%
The PMI Manufacturing Index Flash rose almost 2 points to 54.2 for the first half of December.