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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF IHE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
H.8a

FOR HaaEDIATE RELEASE
J a n u a r y 26, 1956
%6iKLY D#ARTB&MT &TORB &A1ES
P e r c e n t a g e change from c o r r e s p o n d i n g p e r i o d a y e a r ago
(Based on r e t a i l d o l l a r amounts)
| F o u r weeks
One week e n d i n g
Year
1
ending
J a n . 21
J a n . 14 \ J a n . 7 | Dec. 3 1 i J a n . 2 1
! 1955
I
1
+ -3
+ 4
- 6
. - 1
-19
1
- 7
+ 2
+ 11
r+ 5
+ 9
I
+ 2
-1U
+ 8
+ 7
0
+ 3
+ k
-13
+10
+11,
+ 1
+10
-11
- 3

Federal Reserve
District

Boston
Ivew York
f h i l a delphia
Cleveland
Richn end
Atlant a
Chic a go
S t . Lo u i s

+
+
-

2
8
3
3

Hinne a p o l i s
Kansas C i t y
Delia
S a n F rancisco

0
+ U
- 3
+ 3

+10
+ k
+ 9
+ 2

+ 3

+ 5

)

. u. S. Total

9
5
9
9

+ 7
+ 9
+18
+12

+
+
+

2
5
2
2

- 8
r-11
-12
-15

0
+ 8
+ 3
r+10

- 5
+15
+11
> 9

+
+
-

1
3
1
1

+10

+ 1

-

-11 '

,
i

' + 6
r+10
+ 8
+ 8
+
+
+
+

3
8
9
6

+ 7

i
u . S . v; e e k l y i n d e x , w i t h o u t s e a s o n a l a d j u s t m e n t , 19L7-19=100 l
1955
Dec .
Dec •
1956
Jan .
Jan .
Jan .

195U
2k
31

231
88

Dec. 25
1955 J a n . l

7
Ik
21

9k
loU
98

Jan. 8
J a n . 15
J a n . 22

/

1953
^90
80
106'
99
95

Dec. 26
195k J a n . 2

163
81

Jan. 9
J a n . 16
J a n . 23

9U
85
86

r—revised.
1 / For d e s c r i p t i o n and w e e k l y i n d e x e s f o r t h e p e r i o d J a n u a r y 1937 t o March 1952 s e e
F e d e r a l R e s e r v e B u l l e t i n f o r A p r i l 1952, p p . 3 5 9 - 3 6 2 . I n d e x e s f o r t h e p e r i o d A p r i l
1952 t o d a t e may be o b t a i n e d upon r e q u e s t frcm. t h e D i v i s i o n of R e s e a r c h and
Statistics.
weekly i n d e x e s a t t h e d i s t r i c t and c i t y l e v e l s a r e p u b l i s h e d by s e v e r a l of t h e
F e d e r a l Reserve Banks.





Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102