RPT-TABLE-N.Y. Fed manufacturing index 7.10 in Aug

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Aug 16 (BestGrowthStock) – The New York Federal Reserve Bank said
on Monday its “Empire State” manufacturing activity index rose
to 7.10 in August from 5.08 in July.

Economists expected an August reading of 8.00.

Following is a breakdown of the survey’s components:

Aug July June May April

2010 2010 2010 2010 2010
General Business ———- Diffusion Index ——–
Conditions 7.10 5.08 19.57 19.11 31.86
Prices Paid 20.00 25.40 27.16 44.74 41.77
Prices Received -2.86 -1.59 4.94 5.26 6.33
New Orders -2.71 10.13 17.53 14.30 29.49
Shipments -11.50 6.31 19.67 11.29 32.10
Delivery Time 0.00 -7.94 9.88 -6.58 2.53
Inventories 2.86 6.35 -1.23 1.32 11.39
Unfilled Orders -10.00 -15.87 -1.23 -7.89 -3.80
Number of Employees 14.29 7.94 12.35 22.37 20.25
Average Workweek 7.14 -9.52 8.64 0.00 13.92

Aug July June May April

2010 2010 2010 2010 2010
General Business ———- Six months from ——–
Conditions 35.71 41.27 40.74 42.11 55.70
Prices Paid 30.00 41.27 41.98 46.05 43.04
Prices Received 22.86 17.46 28.40 23.68 15.19
New Orders 31.43 34.92 38.27 39.47 46.84
Shipments 25.71 31.75 37.04 35.53 41.77
Delivery Time -5.71 -3.17 0.00 -5.26 -7.59
Inventories 2.86 0.00 -1.23 -1.32 3.80
Unfilled Orders 4.29 4.76 6.17 18.42 0.00
Number of Employees 20.00 14.29 28.40 28.95 29.11
Average Workweek 7.14 -1.59 6.17 5.26 -1.27
Capital Expenditures 22.86 14.29 28.40 38.16 31.65
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 7.10 in Aug