RPT-TABLE-N.Y. Fed manufacturing index 10.57 in Dec

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Dec 15 (BestGrowthStock) – The New York Federal Reserve Bank said
on Wednesday its “Empire State” manufacturing activity index
rose to 10.57 in December from -11.14 in November.

Economists expected a December reading of 5.00.

Following is a breakdown of the survey’s components:

Dec Nov Oct Sept Aug

2010 2010 2010 2010 2010
General Business ———- Diffusion Index ——–
Conditions 10.57 -11.14 15.73 4.14 7.10
Prices Paid 28.41 22.08 30.00 22.39 20.00
Prices Received 3.41 -2.60 8.33 1.49 -2.86
New Orders 2.60 -24.38 12.90 4.33 -2.71
Shipments 7.11 -6.13 19.39 -0.27 -11.50
Delivery Time -6.82 -9.09 -6.67 -11.94 0.00
Inventories -15.91 0.00 -11.67 1.49 2.86
Unfilled Orders -18.18 -24.68 -1.67 -5.97 -10.00
Number of Employees -3.41 9.09 21.67 14.93 14.29
Average Workweek -14.77 -12.99 3.33 7.46 7.14
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Dec Nov Oct Sept Aug

2010 2010 2010 2010
General Business ———- Six months from ——–
Conditions 48.86 54.55 40.00 31.34 35.71
Prices Paid 57.95 40.26 40.00 35.82 30.00
Prices Received 38.64 35.06 20.00 14.93 22.86
New Orders 53.41 53.25 31.67 25.37 31.43
Shipments 53.41 45.45 38.33 28.36 25.71
Delivery Time 4.55 -2.60 5.00 -5.97 -5.71
Inventories -1.14 12.99 10.00 2.99 2.86
Unfilled Orders 14.77 12.99 5.00 -4.48 4.29
Number of Employees 29.55 28.57 26.67 16.42 20.00
Average Workweek 17.05 12.99 11.67 5.97 7.14
Capital Expenditures 22.73 23.38 25.00 25.37 22.86
Note: Diffusion indexes represent the percentage indicating an
increase minus the percentage indicating a decrease.

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RPT-TABLE-N.Y. Fed manufacturing index 10.57 in Dec