JOURNAL OF COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL PRICE INDEX

JOURNAL OF COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL PRICE INDEX

Annual 1 Mo. 3 Mo. Year

Daily Smoothed Ago Ago Ago9/27 9/24 Change % Change: 9/1 7/7 9/18

Daily Index 94.1 94.4 Dn 0.3 -6.23 95.4 95.4 100.1

Textiles 87.7 87.5 Up 0.2 1.96 86.9 86.3 88.4

Metals 90.9 91.1 Dn 0.2 -10.35 92.5 94.6 103.3

Misc. 99.3 99.9 Dn 0.6 -6.25 101.4 100.0 102.9

Commodity Base 1980 = 100

Advances: Cotton, scrap steel, copper, crude oil.

Declines: Plywood, rubber, tin, zinc, aluminum.

1993 High: 101.6 1993 Low: 94.1

Daily Index monthly average- Aug. 95.4 July 95.0

* 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.