RPT – TABLE-Phila Fed business conditions 1.0 in Oct

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NEW YORK, Oct 21 (BestGrowthStock) – The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said
on Thursday its index of business conditions in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region
rose in October to 1.0 from -0.7 in September.

Following is a breakdown of the survey’s components:

October Diffusion Index Historical data

Oct Drop Unch Rise Sept Aug July June
Business Conditions 1.0 24.4 46.6 25.4 -0.7 -7.7 5.1 8.0
New Orders -5.0 30.1 44.1 25.1 -8.1 -7.1 -4.3 9.0
Shipments 1.4 19.9 56.8 21.2 -7.1 -4.5 4.0 14.2
Unfilled Orders -8.9 20.3 64.8 11.5 -8.5 -7.1 -8.6 -0.1
Delivery Time -0.3 9.2 76.3 8.9 -4.1 -11.0 -8.1 6.8
Inventories -18.6 35.1 45.0 16.5 -16.7 -11.6 4.5 4.6
Prices Paid 31.5 2.5 58.6 34.0 9.8 11.8 13.1 10.0
Prices Received -9.0 15.8 74.9 6.9 -13.9 -12.5 -8.4 -6.5
Number of Employees 2.4 17.3 60.9 19.7 1.8 -2.7 4.0 -1.5
Avg Employee Work Week -6.0 21.9 59.2 15.9 -21.6 -17.1 1.7 -1.5

Six months from now versus October Historical data

Oct Drop Unch Rise Sept Aug July June
Business Conditions 41.0 12.1 33.0 53.1 26.3 19.6 25.0 40.2
New Orders 43.0 9.2 33.1 52.2 20.7 25.7 17.9 39.7
Shipments 32.3 15.3 31.1 47.6 19.8 21.7 21.7 34.2
Unfilled Orders 11.4 16.2 49.4 27.6 -2.9 2.2 -3.7 9.2
Delivery Time 2.2 7.2 75.9 9.4 -12.0 0.8 -11.6 -8.3
Inventories 3.7 18.3 51.7 22.0 -11.6 -16.9 -13.8 1.8
Prices Paid 46.7 2.4 42.8 49.2 21.6 30.2 27.5 28.3
Prices Received 15.0 9.9 59.4 24.9 9.5 3.0 10.1 17.0
Number of Employees 21.0 10.9 52.0 31.9 10.2 -1.7 12.6 19.5
Avg Employee Work Week 25.7 10.2 50.4 35.9 3.4 -3.3 9.5 25.2
Capital Expenditures 21.4 13.1 45.5 34.4 11.6 12.3 8.6 3.0

FULL REPORT:

For a copy of the full Business Outlook Survey report from the Philadelphia
Federal Reserve, please click on (USLD22: ).

The Web site address is www.phil.frb.org/files/bos/bos1010.html

RPT – TABLE-Phila Fed business conditions 1.0 in Oct