JOURNAL OF COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL PRICE INDEX

JOURNAL OF COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL PRICE INDEX

Annual 1 Mo. 3 Mo. Year

Daily Smoothed Ago Ago Ago3/23 3/20 Change % Change: 3/2 12/26 3/26

Daily Index 96.6 96.6 Unch 0.76 95.6 92.9 95.3

Textiles 89.0 87.8 Up 1.2 -15.22 87.7 89.3 100.9

Metals 99.2 99.2 Unch 2.95 98.1 95.3 100.2

Misc. 98.2 98.7 Dn 0.5 5.43 97.5 93.2 90.5

Commodity Base 1980 = 100

Advances: Cotton, print cloth, zinc, tin, hides, red oak.

Declines: Aluminum, plywood, crude oil.

1992 High: 96.6 1992 Low: 93.1

Daily Index monthly average- Feb. 95.7 Jan. 93.8

* A smoothed percent change is an annual rate. The Center for International Business Cycle Research at Columbia University bases it on the ratio of the current day's index to the average over the preceding 250 working days.

Commodity prices are in Spot Commodities table on this page noted by asterisk.