RPT-TABLE-US Q3 non-farm productivity rose 1.9 pct

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Nov 4 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. Labor Department estimates of U.S.
productivity/costs, seasonally adjusted annual percent changes
from prior quarters (2005=100):

Productivity Unit Labor Costs

Q3-P Q2 Q2-PR Q3-P Q2 Q2-PR
NonFarm 1.9 -1.8 -1.8 -0.1 1.3 1.1
Manufacturing 0.4 5.4 4.1 -0.3 -6.4 -5.9
Durable Goods -0.8 11.6 9.9 -0.2 -11.5 -10.7
NonDurables 2.9 -1.6 -2.4 -1.3 0.3 0.3
Total Business 2.2 -1.8 -1.9 -0.1 1.1 1.1
Nonfin. Corps N/A -1.6 -0.5 N/A 0.9 -0.5
P-Preliminary, PR-Previous reported, R-Revised. N/A-Not
Available.

Hourly Compensation

Q3-P Q2 Q2-PR
NonFarm 1.8 -0.6 -0.7
Manufacturing 0.1 -1.3 -2.0
Durable Goods -1.0 -1.3 -1.9
NonDurables 1.6 -1.3 -2.1
Total Business 2.1 -0.7 -0.8
Nonfin. Corps N/A -0.7 -1.0
P-Preliminary, PR-Previous reported, R-Revised. N/A-Not
Available.
CHANGE IN NON-FARM PRODUCTIVITY FROM SAME QUARTER A YEAR AGO:

Q3’10/09
Productivity 2.5
Output 4.1
Hours 1.6
Hourly Compensation 0.5
Real Hourly Compensation -0.8
Unit Labor Costs -1.9
Reuters survey of economists forecast:
U.S. Q3 non-farm productivity +1.0 pct
U.S. Q3 non-farm unit labor costs +0.7 pct

RPT-TABLE-US Q3 non-farm productivity rose 1.9 pct