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nflTionm Economic m n o s
PREPARED BY FEDERAL

MONTH ENDING:




October 31, 1968

RESERVE

BANK OF ST. LOUIS

RELEASED: November 22» 1968

Personal Income grew slowly in October,
but has Increased at about an 8 per cent annual
rate since July, down from the high rate of the
first half of 1968, but more rapid than in 1967.
Retail sales declined from August to October,
after increasing 10 per cent in the year ending
with August.
Total spending grew at about a 9 per
cent annual rate from the second to the third
quarter of 1968, slightly less rapidly than in
the first half of the year, but above the rate
from 1965 to 1967. Real product increased at a
5 per cent rate, the same as in the previous
year.
Industrial production has risen at
about a 4 per cent annual rate since August,
about the same as in the preceding 12 months.
Total civilian employment was essentially un­
changed from June to October after increasing
2.5 per cent in the preceding year. Payroll
employment grew at a 2.2 per cent annual rate
from June to October after increasing 3.4 per
cent in the preceding 12 months.
Consumer prices have advanced at a 3.5
per cent annual rate since July, less than the
4.3 per cent increase in the preceding year, but
substantially greater than the 2.9 per cent rate
from 1965 to 1967 and the 1.3 per cent rate from
1958 to 1965.

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TOTAL C IV IL IA N EMPLOYMENT
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE
TERMINAL
MONTH

THOUSANDS
OF PERSONS

IN IT IA L MONTH
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7 1 0 -6 7

0 4 -6 7

2 .2 1 .9

1 .9

1 0 .6

0 7 -6 7

2 .7

3 .0

7 .8

0 6 -6 8 0 7 - 6 8 0 8 -6 8 0 9 -6 8

6 .1 -

0 6 -6 7

0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8

1 .9

0 5 -6 7

1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8

7 3 ,9 3 9
7 3 ,5 5 0
7 4 ,1 6 9
5 .1

7 4 ,4 7 8

0 8 -6 7

2 .8

3 .0

6 .2

4 .1

3 .0

0 9 -6 7

2 .2

2 .3

4 .5

2 .6

1 .3

.4 -

1 0 -6 7

2. 1

2 .2

3 .9

2 .3

1 .4

.6

1 .6

1 1 -6 7

2 .4

2 .5

4 .0

2 .7

2 .1

1 .8

3 .0

4 .4

1 2 -6 7

3 .2

3 .3

4 .8

3 .8

3 .6

3 .7

5 .1

7 .0

7 4 ,6 6 4
7 4 ,6 3 8
7 4 ,7 3 5
7 5 ,0 0 5
9 .6

7 5 ,5 7 7

0 1 -6 8

2 .2

2 .2

3 .3

2 .3

1 .9

1 .6

2 .1

2 .3

1 .3

6 .3 -

0 2 -6 8

2 .8

2 .9

4 .0

3 .2

2 .9

2 .9

3 .6

4 .1

3 .9

1 .2

9 .4

0 3 -6 8

2 .7

2 .8

3 .7

3 .0

2 .7

2 .6

3 .1

3 .5

3 .2

1 .2

5 .2

0*1-68

2 .3

2 .3

3 .1

2 .4

2 .1

2 .0

2 .3

2 .4

2 .0

.2

2 .5

.7 -

0 5 -6 8

2 .3

2 .4

3 .1

2 .5

2 .2

2 .1

2 .4

2 .5

2 .2

.8

2 .7

.5

.2

3 .1

0 6 -6 8

2 .4

2 .4

3 .1

2 .5

2 .3

2 .2

2 .5

2 .7

2 .4

1 .3

2 .8

1 .3

1 .3

3 .3

3 .5

0 7 -6 8

2 .2

2 .3

2 .9

2 .3

2 .1

2 .0

2 .3

2 .3

2 .1

1 .1

2 .3

1 .0

.9

2 .1

1 .7

0 8 -6 8

2 .0

2 .0

2 .6

2 .0

1 .8

1 .7

1 .9

1 .9

1 .7

.7

1 .7

.5

.4

1 .2

.5

.9 -

0 9 -6 8

1 .9

1 .9

2 .5

1 .9

1 .7

1 .6

1 .8

1 .8

1 .5

.7

1 .6

.5

.4

1 .0

.5

. 5—

. 6—

. 4

1 0 -6 8

1 .8

1 .8

2 .3

1 .8

1 .6

1 .5

1 .6

1 .6

1 .4

.6

1 .4

.4

.3

.8

.4

.4 -

.4 -

.2

0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 C 6-67 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 C 9 -6 7 1 0 -6 7

7 5 ,1 6 7
7 5 ,7 3 1
1 .1

7 5 ,8 0 2
2 .6 -

7 5 ,6 3 6
7 5 ,8 2 9
7 6 ,0 4 8
.2 -

7 6 ,0 3 8
1 .7 -

7 5 ,9 2 9
7 5 ,9 5 7
.1 -

7 5 ,9 5 2

1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 - 6 8 0 8 -6 6 0 9 -6 8
IN IT IA L MONTH
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE 8AW OF ST. LOUIS
NOVEMBER 11, 1968

PAYROLL EMPLOYMEN!
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE
1HUUbANDÒ
CF PERSONS

IN IT IA L MONTH

TERMINAL
MONI IH
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

1 0-6 7

1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8

0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8 0 9 -6 8
6 5 ,6 1 9

0 4 -6 7

1 .0 -

0 5 -6 7

.0

l.l

0 6 -6 7

.9

1 .9

2 .7

0 7 -6 7

1. 1

1 .9

2 .3

1 .8

0 8 -6 7

1 .9

2 .6

3 .1

3 .4

6 5 ,6 7 7
6 5 ,8 2 1
6 5 ,9 2 0
6 6 ,1 8 6

5 .C

1 .9

2 .1

1 .9

1 .9

1 .2 -

1 .6

2 .0

2 .2

2 .1

2 .2

.9

3 .0

1 1 -6 7

2 .5

3 .1

3 .4

3 .5

4 .0

3 .6

6 .1

1 2 -6 7

2 .8

3 .3

3 .6

3 .8

. 4 .2

4 .0

5 .8

7 .2

5 .2

2 .5

2 .9

3 .2

3 .3

3 .5

3 .2

4 .3

4 .7

2 .6

.0

0 2 -6 8

3 .2

3 .6

3 .9

4 .1

4 .4

4 .3

5 .5

6 .1

5 .0

4 .9

1
o

1 .4

1 0 -6 7

CO

6 6 ,1 2 3

0 9 -6 7

6 6 ,2 8 6
6 6 ,7 7 8

9 .3

6 7 ,0 6 0
6 7 ,0 5 8
6 7 ,6 0 0

1 0 .2

0 3 -6 8

3 .0

3 .4

3 .6

3 .7

4 .0

3 .8

4 .7

5 .0

4 .0

3 .6

5 .5

1 .0

0 4 -6 8

2 .9

3 .3

3 .5

3 .5

3 .7

3 .6

4 .3

4 .5

3 .6

3 .1

4 .2

1 .4

6 7 ,6 5 6

0 5 -6 8

2 .8

3 .1

3 .2

3 .3

3 .4

3 .3

3 .8

3 .9

3 .1

2 .6

3 .3

1 .1

1 .2

.7

0 6 -6 8

2 .9

3 .2

3 .3

3 .4

3 .5

3 .4

3 .9

4 .0

3 .3

2 .9

3 .6

2 .0

2 .3

2 .6

4 .5

0 7 -6 8

2 .8

3 .1

3 .3

3 .3

3 .4

3 .3

3 .7

3 .8

3 .1

2 .9

3 .3

2 .0

2 .3

2 .5

3 .4

2 .3

1 .8

6 7 ,7 5 5
6 7 ,7 9 2
6 8 ,0 3 9
6 8 ,1 7 0
6 8 ,3 1 4

0 8 -6 8

2 .8

3 .1

3 .2

3 .2

3 .4

3 .2

3 .6

3 .7

3 .1

2 .8

3 .2

2 .1

2 .4

2 .5

3 .1

2 .5

2 .6

0 9 -6 8

2 .7

3 .0

3 .1

3 .1

3 .2

3 .1

3 .4

3 .5

2 .9

2 .7

3 .0

2 .0

2 .2

2 .3

2 .7

2 .1

2 .0

1 .3

1 0 -6 8

2 .7

2 .9

3 .0

3 .1

3 .2

3 .0

3 .4

3 .4

2 .9

2 .6

2 .9

2 .1

2 .2

2 .3

2 .6

2 .2

2 .1

1 .9

67 1 1 -6 7
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7 TO—

6 8 , 389P
2 .4

6 8 , 525P

1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 05—
68 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8 0 9 -6 8

IN IT IA L MONTH
P - PRELIMINARY




PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
"NOVEMBER'“ ! 1»

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IN D U S T R IA L PRODUCTION
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE
TERMINAL
MONTH

IN I T I A L MONTH
0 3 -6 7

0 4 -6 7

0 4 -6 7

0 5 -6 7

0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7

0 8 -6 7

0 9 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

1 1 -6 7

1 2 -6 7

0 1 -6 8

1 9 5 7 -5 9 /
0 2 -6 8

0 3 -6 8

0 4 -6 8

0 5 -6 8

0 6 -6 8

•8

1 5 6 .7

0 5 -6 7

3 .8 -

8 .1 -

0 6 -6 7

2 .3 -

3 .8 -

0 7 -6 7
0 8 -6 7

.4 2 .6

100

0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8 0 9 -6 8

.8 3 .1

1 5 5 .6
.8

1 5 5 .7

3 .1

5 .5

7 .1

1 0 .4

1 5 6 .4
1 5 .6

1 5 8 .3

0 9 -6 7

.3

.2

2 .3

2 .9

1 .6

1 0 .8 -

1 0 -6 7

.7

.6

2 .5

2 .9

2 .1

4 .1 -

1 1 -6 7

3 .1

3 .4

5 .5

6 .4

6 .7

3 .9

1 2 .0

2 1 .8

1 2 -6 7

4 .7

5 .2

7 .3

8 .4

9 .0

7 .4

1 4 .2

2 0 .2

1 8 .7

1 5 6 .8
3 .1

1 5 7 .2
1 5 9 .8
1 6 2 .1

0 1 -6 8

3 .5

3 .9

5 .5

6 .1

6 .2

4 .5

8 .7

1 0 .6

5 .4

6 .4 -

0 2 -6 8

3 .8

4 .1

5 .5

6 .1

6 .2

4 .7

8 .2

9 .5

5 .6

.4 -

0 3 -6 8

4 .1

4 .4

5 .7

6 .3

6 .4

5 .2

8 .1

9 .1

6 .1

2 .3

6 .9

7 .7

0 4 -6 8

3 .5

3 .7

»<.9

5 .3

5 .2

4 .0

6 .3

6 .9

4 .1

.7

3 .3

1 .9

1 6 1 .2
6 .1

1 6 2 .0
1 6 3 .0
3 .6 -

1 6 2 .5

0 5 -6 8

4 .2

4 .4

5 .5

6 .0

6 .0

5 .0

7 .2

7 .8

5 .6

3 .1

5 .7

5 .5

4 .5

1 3 .3

0 6 -6 8

4 .5

4 .7

5 .8

6 .2

6 .3

5 .4

7 .4

7 .9

6 .1

4 .1

6 .4

6 .4

6 .0

1 1 .2

9 .2
5 .2

1 6 4 .2

0 7 -6 8

4 .3

4 .5

5 .5

5 .9

5 .9

5 .0

6 .8

7 .2

5 .5

3 .7

5 .5

5 .4

4 .9

7 .9

0 8 -6 8

3 .3

3 .4

Ü .3

4 .5

4 .4

3 .5

5 .0

5 .1

3 .4

1 .7

2 .9

2 .4

1 .3

2 .6

0 9 -6 8

3 .3

3 .4

4 .2

4 .5

4 .4

3 .6

4 .9

5 .0

3 .5

1 .9

3 .0

2 .6

1 .7

1 0 -6 8

3 .4

3 .5

4 .2

4 .5

4 .4

3 .6

4 .8

5 .0

3 .6

2 .2

3 .2

2 .8

2 .1

03— 7 0 4 -6 7
6

0 5 -6 7

6
0 6 - 6 7 C7— 7 0 8 - 6 7

0 9 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

1 1 -6 7

1 2^67 0 1 -6 8

0 2 -6 8

0 3 -6 8

0 4 -6 8

0 5 -6 8

1 6 5 .4
1 .5

1 6 5 .6

.7 -

5 .3 -

1 1 .6 -

2 .8

.4

2 .4 -

4 .3 -

3 .7

3 .1

1 .2

.7 -

1 .4 -

4 .1

0 6 -6 8

1 6 3 .9
1 6 4 .4 P
4 .5

1 6 5 . OP

0 7 -6 8 0 8 -0 8 0 9 -6 8

I N I T I A L MONTH

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NOVEMBER 1 9 , 1 96 8

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R E T A IL SALES
1NT T f At

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MONTH
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MONTH

P - PRELIM INARY
-----------------------------

1 / SERIES REVISED (PRESENTLY BACK TO AUGUST 1967 ONLY) TO REFIECT A NEW
SAMPIE OF RETAILERS.

PREP AB EH BY F f CIFRAI
NOVEMBER 14» 1 96 8

RESERVE BAftIK OF S T . I.f ì l l i S-----------

PERSONAL INCOME
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE
TERMINAL
Mo n t h

I N I T I A L MONTH
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7

0 5 -6 7

0 6 -6 7

0 7 -6 7

0 4 -6 7

2 .9
5 .4

7 .2

0 7 -6 7

6 .0

7 .4

9 .2

7 .8

9 .1

8 .3

1 2 -6 7 0 1 - 6 8

0 2 -6 8

0 3 -6 8

0 4 -6 8

0 5 -6 8

0 6 -6 8

7 .9

6 .6

1 1 -6 7

1 0 .6

0 8 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

3 .9

0 6 -6 7

0 9 -6 7

2 .0

0 5 -6 7

0 8 -6 7

B IL L IO N S OF
DOLLARS
ANNUAL RATES
0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 3 0 9 -6 8

8 .7

6 1 8 .6
6 2 0 *6
6 2 5 .8
6 2 9 .8
6 3 4 .2

0 9 -6 7

6 .4

7 .3

8 .1

7 .4

7 .1

5 .4

1 0 -6 7

5 .7

6 .4

6 .9

6 .0

5 .3

3 .6

1 1 -6 7

6 .7

7 .4

8 .0

7 .5

7 .4

6 .9

7 .7

1 3 .8

1 2 -6 7

7 .6

8 .4

9 .0

8 .8

8 .9

9 .0

1 0 .2

1 4 .6

0 1 -6 8

7 .3

7 .9

8 .4

8 .1

8 .1

8 .0

8 .7

1 1 .0

9 .7

4 .3

0 2 -6 8

8 .0

8 .7

9 .2

9 .1

9 .2

9 .3

1 0 .1

1 2 .2

1 1 .7

9 .9

6 3 7 .0
1 .9

6 3 8 .0
6 4 4 .9
1 5 .3

6 5 2 .6
6 5 4 .9
1 5 .9

6 6 3 .0

0 3 -6 8

8 .5

9 .1

9 .6

9 .5

9 .7

9 .9

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1 2 .5

1 2 .1

1 1 .1

1 4 .7

1 3 .4

0 4 -6 8

8 .2

8 .7

9 .2

9 .0

9 .2

9 .2

9 .8

1 1 .1

1 0 .6

9 .5

1 1 .3

9 .0

4 .8

0 5 -6 8

8 .4

8 .9

9 .3

9 .2

9 .3

9 .4

9 .9

1 1 .1

1 0 .6

9 .7

1 1 .1

9 .5

7 .6

1 0 .5

0 6 -6 8

8 .5

9 .0

9 .4

9 .3

9 .4

9 .4

9 .9

1 0 .9

1 0 .5

9 .8

1 0 .9

9 .7

8 .4

1 0 .3

1 0 .2

0 7 -6 8

8 .6

9 .0

9 .4

9 .3

9 .4

9 .5

9 .9

1 0 .8

1 0 .5

9 .8

1 0 .8

9 .8

8 .9

1 0 .3

1 0 .1

1 0 .1

6 7 0 .0
6 7 2 .6
6 7 8 .2
6 8 3 .7
6 8 9 .2

0 8 -6 8

8 .6

9 .0

9 .4

9 .3

9 .4

9 .4

9 .8

1 0 .6

1 0 .3

9 .7

1 0 .5

9 .6

8 .9

9 .9

9 .7

9 .5

8 .9

0 9 -6 8

8 .7

9 .1

9 .4

9 .3

9 .4

9 .5

9 .8

1 0 .6

1 0 .3

9 .7

1 0 .4

9 .7

9 .1

9 .9

9 .8

9 .7

9 .5

1 0 .1

1 0 -6 8

8 .5

8 .8

9 .1

9 .0

9 .1

9 .1

9 .4

1 0 .1

9 .7

9 .2

9 .8

9 .0

8 .4

9 .0

8 .7

8 .3

7 .8

7 .2

0 3 -6 7

0 4 -6 7

0 5 -6 7

0 6 -6 7

0 7 -6 7

0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

1 1 -6 7

1 2 -6 7

0 1 -6 8

0 2 -6 8

0 3 -6 8

0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8

0 6 -6 8

IN IT IA L

6 9 4 .1
6 9 9 .7
4 .4

7 0 2 .2 P

0 7 -6 8 0 8 -0 8 0 9 -6 8

MONTH

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GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT IN CURRENT DOLLARS
TERMINAL
QUARTER

B ILLIO N S OF
HOI LA R S
ANNUAL RATES
0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 04—
67 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8
IN IT IA I

0 4 -6 3 0 1 -6 4 0 2 -6 4

0 3 -6 4 0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5

QUARTER

0 1 -6 4

8 .1

02—
64

7 .5

6 .8

0 3 -6 4

7 .4

7 .0

7 .1

0 4 -6 4

6 .5

6 .0

5 .5

3 .9

0 1 -6 5

1*3..

7 .3

7 .5

7 .6

1 1 .4

0 2 -6 5

7 .6

7 .4

7 .6

7 .8

9 .7

8 .0

0 3 -6 5

7 .8

7 .8

8 .0

8 .2

9 .6

8 .7

9 .4

0 4 -6 5

8 .3

8 .3

8 .5

8 .8

1 0 .1

9 .6

1 0 .4

1 1 .4

0 1 -6 6

8 .5

8 .6

8 .9

9 .1

1 0 .2

9 .9

1 0 .5

1 1 .1

1 0 .8

0 2 -6 6

8 .4

8 .4

8 .8

9 .6

9 .3

9 .6

9 .6

8 .8

6 .8

0 3 -6 6

8 .3

8 .3

8 .4

8 .6

9 .3

8 .9

9 .1

9 .0

8 .2

7 .0

7 .2

0 4 -6 6

8 .2

8 .3

8 .4

8 .5

9 .1

8 .8

8 .9

8 .8

8 .2

7 .4

7 .7

8 .1

0 1 -6 7

7 .9

8 .3

7 .9

7 .9

7 .7

7 .0

6 .0

5 .8

5 .1

Al 7 .7
6 2 8 -0
6 3 8 .9
6 4 5 .1
66 2 .8
6 7 5 -7
69 1-1
7 1 0 .0
7 2 8 .4
7 4 0 .4
7 5 3 .3
7 6 8 .2

7 .8

7 .7

7 .8

0 2 -6 7

7 .5

7 .5

7 .5

7 .5

7 .9

7 .5

7 .5

7 .2

6 .5

5 .7

5 .4

4 .8

3 .2

4 .2

0 3 -6 7

7 .5

7 .5

7 .5

7 .6

7 .9

7 .6

7 .5

7 .3

6 .7

6 .0

5 .9

5 .6

4 .7

6 .1

8 .0

0 4 -6 7

7 .6

7 .5

7 .6

7 .6

7 .9

7 .6

7 .6

7 .4

6 .9

6 .3

6 .3

6 .1

5 .6

6 .8

8 .1

8 .1

0 1 -6 8

7 .7

7 .7

7 .8

7 .8

8 .1

7 .8

7 .8

7 .7

7 .3

6 .8

6 .8

6 .8

6 .5

7 .6

8 .8

9 .2

1 0 .4

0 2 -6 8

7 .9

7 .9

8 .0

8 .0

8 .3

8 .1

8 .1

8 .0

7 .6

7 .3

7 .3

7 .4

7 .2

8 .3

9 .3

9 .8

1 0 .6

1 0 .9

0 3 -6 8

7 .9

7 .9

8 .0

8 .1

8 .3

8 .1

8 .1

8 .0

7 .7

7 .4

7 .5

7 .5

7 .4

8 .4

9 .2

9 .5

1 0 .0

9 .8

2 .1

7 7 2 .2
7 8 0 .2
7 9 5 .3
8 1 1 .0
8 3 1 .2
8 5 2 .9
8 .8

8 7 1 .0

0 4 -6 3 0 1 -6 4 0 2 -6 4 0 3 -6 4 0 4 -6 4 0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5 0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8
IN IT IA L QUARTER
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BAMK OF S T. LOUIS
NOVEMBER 1 3 , 1968
GRCSS NATIONAL PRODUCT IN CONSTANT 1958 DOLLARS
B ILLIO N S OF
DOLLARS
ANNUAL RATES
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 - 6 8
0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7
IN IT IA L QUARTER

TERMINAL
QUARTER
0 4 -6 3 0 1 -6 4 0 2 -6 4 0 3 -6 4 0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5

5 7 1 .1

0 1 -6 4

6 .6

0 2 -6 4

6 .0

5 .4

0 3 -6 4

5 .7

5 .2

5 7 8 .6
5 8 5 .8

5 .1

5 8 8 .5

0 4 -6 4

4 .7

4 .1

3 .5

1 .9

0 1 -6 5

5 .6

5 .3

5 .3

5 .5

9 .2

0 2 -6 5

5 .7

5 .5

5 .5

5 .6

7 .6

6 .0

0 3 -6 5

6 .0

5 .9

6 .0

6 .3

7 .8

7 .1

8 .2

0 4 -6 5

6 .4

6 .4

6 .6

6 .9

8 .2

7 .8

8 .8

6 0 1 .6
6 1 0 .4
6 2 2 .5
9 .4

6 3 6 .6
6 4 8 .6

0 1 -6 6

6 .6

6 .6

6 .7

7 .0

8 .1

7 .8

8 .4

8 .6

0 2 -6 6

6 .2

6 .2

6 .3

6 .4

7 .2

6 .8

7 .0

6 .7

5 .3

2 .9

6 .0

5 .9

6 .0

6 .1

6 .7

6 .3

6 .4

5 .9

4 .8

3 .4

3 .9

0 3 -6 6

7 .8

6 5 3 .3
6 5 9 .5

0 4 -6 6

5 .9

5 .8

5 .9

6 .0

6 .5

6 .1

6 .1

5 .7

4 .8

3 .8

4 .3

4 .7

0 1 -6 7

5 .3

5 .2

5 .2

5 .3

5 .6

5 .2

5 .1

4 .6

3 .6

2 .6

2 .5

1 .9

.8 -

6 6 7 .1

2 .5

2 .4

2 .0

.6

2 .1

6 6 5 .7

0 2 -6 7

5 .1

5 .0

5 .0

5 .0

5 .3

4 .9

4 .7

4 .2

3 .4

0 3 -6 7

5 .0

4 .9

4 .9

4 .9

5 .2

4 .8

4 .6

4 .2

3 .5

2 .8

2 .7

2 .4

1 .7

3 .0

3 .9

4 .8

4 .8

4 .8

5 .0

4 .7

4 .5

4 .1

3 .5

2 .9

2 .9

2 .7

2 .2

3 .2

3 .8

0 4 -6 7

5 .0

6 6 9 .2
6 7 5 .6
6 8 1 .8

3 .7

0 1 -6 8

5 .0

5 .0

4 .9

4 .9

5 .1

4 .8

4 .7

4 .4

3 .8

3 .4

3 .4

3 .3

3 .1

4 .1

4 .7

5 .1

6 .6

0 2 -6 8

5 .1

5 .0

5 .0

5 .6

5 .2

4 .9

4 .8

4 .5

4 .1

3 .7

3 .8

3 .8

3 .6

4 .5

5 .1

5 .5

6 .4

6 .3

0 3 -6 8

5 .1

5 .0

5 .0

5 .0

5 .2

5 .0

4 .9

4 .6

4 .2

3 .8

3 .9

3 .9

3 .8

4 .6

5 .1

5 .4

6 .0

5 .7

0 4 -6 3 0 1 -6 4 0 2 -6 4




03—
64 0 4 -6 4

6 9 2 .7
7 0 3 .4
5 .2

7 1 2 .3

68
0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5 0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 - 6 7 0 1 -6 8 D2 —
IN IT IA L QUARTER
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS
NOVEMBER 15* 1968

9

Dem and and Production
R atio S c a le

Q u a rte rly Total* a tA n n u a l Rates

Rotio S c a l e

LL GNP

in current d o lla rs.
Source: U S- D epartm ent o f Commerce
12 GNP in 1958 d o lla rs.
Percentages are annual rates of change between periods indicated.They are presented to aid in
comparing most recentdevelopm ents with past "trends.”
Latest d a ta plo tte d : 3rd quarter




Prepared by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

F IN A L
TE R M IN A L
QUARTER

IN IT IA L
0 4 -6 3 0 1 - 6 4

Q i-fcM
02— 4
6

SALES IN CURRENT DOLLARS

0 2 -6 4

0 3 -6 4 0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5

0 3 -6 5

0 4 -6 5

Û U AR TFR

0 1 -6 6

0 2 -6 6

0 3 -6 6

0 4 -6 6

01— 7 0 2 -6 7
6

B IL L IO N S OF
H O LLA R S
ANNUAL RATES
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 01—
611 0 2 — 8
6
6 1 2 -9

.. 1Q..4..
... 8 * i .

6 .0

—fi.t 2 . __7-.*Q..
_

...8 .1

6311.1

0 4 -6 4

6 .6

5 .4

5 .1

2 .1

0 1 -6 5

7 .2

_£l»_4

6 .5

5 .7

0 2 -6 5

7 .6

7. a

7 .2

6 .9

9 .4

9 .5

0 3 -6 5

7 .8

7 .4

7 .7

7 .6

9 .5

9 .5

0 4 -6 5

8 .2

7 .9 _ 8 . _ 2.

8 .3

9 .9

1 0 .0

1 0 .3

1 1 .1

0 1 -6 6

8 .5

8 .2

8 .5

8 .6

9 .9

1 0 .1

1 0 .3

1 0 .7

1 0 .2

0 2 -6 6

8 .0

7 .8

8 .0

8 .0 _

9 .0

8 .9

8 .7

8 .5

7 .2

4 .3

0 3 -6 6

8 .1

7 .9

8 .1

8 .1

8 .9

8 .9

8 .7

8 .6

7 .7

6 .5

8 .8

0 4 -6 6

7 .8

7 .5

7 .7

7 .6

8 .4

8 .2

8 .0

7 .7

6 ,9

5 .8

6 .6

8 .2

8 .1

7 .8

6 3 7 .4
9 .4

6 9 1 -9
666.
9 .5

ft

6112.1
7 0 0 .3
7 1 7 .5
725. 0
7 4 0 .4
«►.4

7 4 8 .4

0 1 -6 7

7 .8

7 .6

7 .8

7 .7

8 .4

7 .2

6 .5

7 .2

6 .4

8 .5

0 2 -6 7

7 .8

7 .6

7 .8

7 .7

8 .3

8 .2

8 .0

7 .8

7 .3

6 .7

7 .3

6 .8

8 .1

0 3 -6 7

7 .7

7 .5

7 .6

7 .6

8 .1

8 .0

7 .8

7 .6

7 .1

6 .6

7 .1

8 .7

7 .5

7 .0

6 .3

O H -67

7 .7

7 .5

7 .6

7 .5

8 .0

7 .9

7 .7

7 .5

7 .1

6 .6

7 .0

6 .7

7 .3

6 .9

6 .5

6 .6

0 1 -6 8

8 .0

7 .9

8 .0

8 .0

8 .4

8 .4

8 .2

8 .1

7 .8

7 .5

8 .0

7 .8

8 .5

8 .6

8 .9

1 0 .2

1 3 .8

0 2 -6 8

7 .9

7 .8

7 .9

7 .9

8 .3

8 .2

8 .1

8 .0

7 .7

7 .4

7 .8

7 .6

8 .2

8 .1

8 .2

8 .9

10«!

6 *4

0 3 -6 8

8 .1

7 .9

8 .0

8 .0

8 .4

8 .4

8 .3

8 .2

7 .9

7 .7

8 .1

9 .0

8 .5

8 .5

8 .7

9 .3

1 0 .2

8 .5

0 4 -6 3

0 1 -6 4

0 2 -6 4

0 3 -6 4

0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5

0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6

0 2 -6 6

0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5

IN I T I A L

0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6

7 6 3 .8
7 .7

7711.0
7 8 9 .9

8 2 9 .1
8 4 2 .1
1 0 .6

8 6 3 .5

0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8

QUARTER
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF S T . LOU IS
NOVEMBER 13« 1 9 6 8

F IN A L SALES IN CONSTANT DOLLARS
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE
I N IT IA L

TERMINAL
QUARTER
0 4 -6 3 0 1 - 6 4

0 2 -6 4

0 3 -6 4

0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5

0 2 -6 5

0 3 -6 5

QUARTER

0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6

0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7

B IL L IO N S OF
1 9 5 8 DOLLARS
ANNUAL RATES
0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8

0 1 -6 4

9 .1

5 6 6 .3

0 2 -6 4

6 .8

4 .5

5 7 2 .5

0 3 -6 4

6 .5

5 .3

6. 1

0 4 -6 4

4 .8

3 .5

3 .0

0 1 -6 5

5 .4

4 .5

4 .5

3 .7

7 .7

0 2 -6 5

5 .7

5 .0

5 .2

4 .9

7 .4

7 .2

0 3 -6 5

6 .0

5 .5

5 .8

5 .7

7 .7

7 .7

8 .1

0 4 -6 5

6 .4

6 .0

6 .3

6 .3

8 .0

8 .1

8 .6

9 .0

0 1 -6 6

6 .5

6 .2

6 .4

6 .5

7 .8

7 .9

8 .1

8 .1

7 .2

5 .5

6 .5

6 .3

6 .1

5 .4

3 .6

.1

6 .2

6 .0

5 .5

4 .3

2 .9

5 8 1 .0
5 8 0 .9

. 1-

5 9 1 .7
6 0 2 .1
6 1 4 .0
6 2 7 .3
6 3 8 .3
6 3 8 .5

0 2 -6 6

5 .8

5 .5

5 .6

0 3 -6 6

5 .8

5 .5

5 .6

5 .6

6 .4

0 4 -6 6

5 .4

5 .1

5 .1

5 .0

5 .7

5 .4

5 .1

4 .5

3 .4

2 .1

3 .2

.6

0 1 -6 7

5 .4

5 .1

5 .2

5 .1

5 .7

5 .4

5 .2

4 .7

3 .9

3 .0

4 .0

3 .1

5 .8

0 2 -6 7

5 .4

5 .2

5 .2

5 .1

5 .7

5 .5

5 .3

4 .8

4 .2

3 .6

4 .5

4 .0

5 .8

5 .7

0 3 -6 7

5 .2

4 .9

5 .0

4 .9

5 .4

5 .1

4 .9

4 .5

3 .9

3 .3

4 .0

3 .5

4 .5

3 .9

2 .1

0 4 -6 7

5 .0

4 .7

4 .8

4 .7

5 .1

4 .8

4 .6

4 .2

3 .6

3 .1

3 .7

3 .2

3 .9

3 .3

2 .1

2 .1

4 .4

4 .0

4 .6

4 .4

5 .2

5 .0

4 .8

6 .2

1 0 .4

5 .8

6 4 7 .6
6 4 8 .5
6 5 7 .7
6 6 6 .9
6 7 0 .4
6 7 3 .8

0 1 -6 8

5 .3

5 .1

5 .1

5 .1

5 .5

5 .3

5 .1

4 .8

0 2 -6 8

5 .1

4 .9

4 .9

4 .8

5 .2

5 .0

4 .8

4 .5

4 .1

3 .8

4 .2

4 .0

4 .6

4 .3

4 .0

4 .6

5 .9

1 .6

0 3 -6 8

5 .2

5 .0

5 .0

5 .0

5 .3

5 .2

5 .0

4 .7

4 .4

4 .1

4 .5

4 .4

4 .9

4 .8

4 .6

5 .2

6 .3

4 .3

0 4 -6 3 0 1 - 6 4

0 2 -6 4

0 3 -6 4

0 4 -6 4

0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5

0 3 -6 5

0 4 -6 5

0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6

0 3 *6 6




I N IT IA L

0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7

6 9 0 .7
6 9 3 .5
7 .1

7 0 5 .5

0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8

QUARTER
PREPARED BY FEOERAL RESERVE BAMft OF $ T .
NOVEMBER 15* 1968

LOUIS

11

Final Sales
Total Spending Less Changes in Business Inventories

Ratio S ca le
Billions of Dollars

Q u a rte rly T o ta ls at A nnual Rates
S easonally A d justed

Ratio Scale
Billions of Dollars

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce
Percentages are annual rates of change between periods indicated.They are presented to aid in
com paring most recentdevelopments with p a s f'tre n d s .”
Latest d a ta plotted: 3rd quarter




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CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

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TERMINAL___________________________________________________________________ IN IT IA L MONTH________________________________________________________________ 1 9 5 7 -5 9 /
MONTH
0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7 1 0 -6 7 1 1-6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8
0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 D 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8
0 3 -6 7

2 .1

1 1 5 .0

0 4 -6 7

2 .7

3 .2

0 5 -6 7

2 *8

3 .2

3 .2

0 6 -6 7

3 .2

3 .5

3 .7

4 .2

0 7 -6 7

3 .6

4 .0

4 .2

4 .8

5 .3

0 8 -6 7

3 .7

4 .0

4 .2

4 .6

4 .7

0 9 -6 7

3 .5

3 .7

3 .8

3 .9

3 .9

3 .1

2 .1

1 0 -6 7

3 .6

3 .8

3 .9

4 .0

3 .9

3 .5

3 .1

4 .2

1 1 -6 7

3 .5

3 .7

3 .8

3 .8

3 .8

3 .4

3 .1

3 .6

1 1 5 .3
1 1 5 .6
1 1 6 .0
1 1 6 .5
1 1 6 .9

4 .2

1 1 7 .1
1 1 7 .5
1 1 7 .8

3 .1

1 2 -6 7

3 .6

3 .7

3 .8

3 .9

3 .8

3 .5

3 .4

3 .8

3 .6

4 .2

0 1 -6 8

3 .6

3 .8

3 .8

3 .9

3 .9

3 .6

3 .5

3 .9

3 .8

4 .1

4 .1

1 1 8 .2

0 2 -6 8

3 .7

3 .8

3 .9

3 .9

3 .9

3 .7

3 .6

3 .9

3 .9

4 .1

4 .1

4 .2

1 1 8 .6
1 1 9 .0

0 3 -6 8

3 .8

3 .9

4 .0

4 .1

4 .0

3 .9

3 .9

4 .1

4 .1

4 .4

4 .5

4 .7

5 .2

04—
68

3 .8

3 .9

4 .0

4 .1

4 .1

3 .9

3 .9

4 .1

4 .1

4 .3

4 .4

4 .5

4 .6

4 .1

0 5 -6 8

3 .8

3 .9

4 .0

4 .1

4 .1

3 .9

3 .9

4 .1

4 .1

4 .3

4 .3

4 .4

4 .4

4 .1

4 .1

0 6 -6 8

4 .0

4 .1

4 .2

4 .2

4 .2

4 .1

4 .1

4 .4

4 .4

4 .6

4 .6

4 .7

4 .9

4 .8

5 .1

6 .2

0 7 -6 8

4 .1

4 .2

4 .3

4 .4

4 .4

4 .3

4 .3

4 .5

4 .6

4 .8

4 .8

5 .0

5 .1

5 .1

5 .5

6 .1

4 .9

5 .1

5 .4

5 .1

4 .0

4 .6

4 .7

4 .8

4 .4

3 .5

0 8 -6 8

4 .1

4 .2

4 .3

4 .3

4 .3

4 .3

4 .3

4 .5

4 .5

4 .7

4 .7

4 .8

4 .9

0 9 -6 8

4 .0

4 .1

4 .2

4 .3

4 .3

4 .2

4 .2

4 .4

4 .4

4 .5

4 .5

4 .6

4 .7

0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

1 1 9 .5
1 1 9 .9
1 2 0 .3
1 2 0 .9
6 .1

1 2 1 .5
1 2 1 .9
3 .0

1 2 2 .2

1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 3 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8

IN IT IA L MONTH
*

NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTEO
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST• LOUIS
OCTOBER 29* 1968
WHOLESALE PRICES* ALL COMMODITIES *
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE

TERMINAL
MONTH

IN IT IA L MONTH
0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

0 3 -6 7

1 9 5 7 - 59 /

100

1 0 -6 7 1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8

___ 3 - 4 -

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2 .3

1 0 5 .3
1 0 5 .8
1 0 6 .3
1 0 6 .5

0 8 -6 7

.2

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1 .1 - -

4 .4 -

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.7

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1 1 -6 7

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1 .1

1 2 -6 7

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1 .4

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1 .6

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2 .3

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7 .0

0 1 -6 8

1 .2

1 .7

2 .4

2 .0

1 .5

1 .3

2 .5

2 .9

4 .2

5 *8

4 .6

0 2 -6 8

1 .9

2 .4

3 .1

2 .8

2 .4

2 .4

3 .6

4*11

5 .5

7 .0

6 .9

9 .3

1 0 6 .1
1 .1

1 0 6 .2
1 0 6 .1
1 0 6 .2
1 0 6 .8
1 0 7 .2
1 0 8 .0

0 3 -6 8

1 .9

2 .4

3 .0

2 .7

2 .4

2 .4

3 .4

3 .8

4 *8

5 .8

5 .4

5 .7

2 .3

OH-68

1 .9

2 .3

2 .9

2 .6

2 .3

2 .3

3 .1

3 .4

4 *2

4 .8

4 .3

4 .2

1 .7

1 .1

0 5 -6 8

1 .9

2 .3

2 .8

2 .6

2 .3

2 .3

3 .0

3 .3

3 .9

4 .4

3 .9

3 .7

1 .9

1 .7

2 *2

0 6 -6 8

1 .9

2 .3

2 .8

2 .5

2 .3

2 .3

3 .0

3 .2

3 .7

4 .1

3 *6

3 *4

2 .0

1 .9

2 .2

2 .2

0 7 -6 8

2. 1

2 .4

2 .9

2 .7

2 .4

2 .4

3 .1

3 .3

3 .8

4 *1

3 .7

3 .6

2 .5

2 .5

3 .0

3 .4

2 .2

1 .9

1 .9

2 .5

2 *6

3 .0

3 .2

2 .7

2 .4

1 *3

1 .1

1 .1

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.0

4 .3 -

2 .3

2 .1

2 .1

2 .6

2 .7

3 .1

3 *3

2 .9

2 .7

1 .8

1 .7

1 .8

1 .7

1 .5

.0

0 8 -6 8

1 .7

2 .0

2 .4

0 9 -6 8

1 .8

2 .1

2 .5

0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 04^-67 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 - 6 7 0 9 -6 7

1 08 *2
1 0 8 *3




" " " "

“ .........

4 .5

1 0 9 .1
1 0 8 .7
4 .5

1 0 9 *1

1 0 -6 7 1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 - 6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8
IN IT IA L MONTH

*
NOT S EASONALL Y ADJUSTED
P - PRELIMINARY

1 0 8 *5
1 0 8 *7

.................

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PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BAMK OF ST* LOUIS
OCTOBER 29t 1968

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Prices
R atio S c a l e
1957 59=100
-

Ratio S c a l e
1957 59=100
-

S o u rc e : U.S. D e p a r tm e n t o f L a b o r
Percentages are annual rates o f change between periods indicated.They are presented to a id in
com paring most recentdevelopm ents with p a s f'tre n d s .”
Latest d a ta p lo tte d : September prelim inary




Prepared by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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MHOLESALE PRICES - INDUSTRIAL COMMODITIES *
_____________________________________________________________COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE______________________________________________________________
TERMINAL______________________________________________________________ IN IT IA L MONTH___________________________________________________________ 1957- 59 /
MONTH
___________ 0 2 -6 7 0 3 - 6 7 0 H -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7
0 3 - 6 7 ________ . 0

_________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 0 6 ,0

OH -67________* 0

.0

0 5 -6 7

•0

•0

•0

0 6 -6 7

•0

•0

•0

•0

0 7 -6 7

•0

.0

.0

.0

.0

0 8 *6 7

•6

.7

.9

1 .1

1 .7

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 0 6 .0
1 0 6 .0
1 0 6 .0
1 0 6 .0
3 .4

1 0 6 .3

0 9 -6 7

•8

.9

1 .1

1 .4

1 .9

2 .9

2 .3

1 0 -6 7

1 .1

1 .3

1 .5

1 *8

2 .3

3 .1

2 .9

3 .4

1 .6

1 .8

2 .1

2 .5

3 .1

3 .1

3. U

3 .4

1 1 -6 7

l.H

1 0 6 .5
1 0 6 .8
1 0 7 .1
107.U

1 2 -6 7

1 .6

1 .8

2 .0

2 .3

2 .7

3 .2

3 .1

3 .4

3.H

3 .4

0 1 -6 8

1 .9

2 .0

2 .3

2 .6

2 .9

3 .H

3 .4

3 .7

3 .8

4 .0

H .6

2 .2

2-U

2 .6

2 .9

H .3

H .6

5 .1

5 .7

0 2 -6 8

1QO

1 0 -6 7 1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 - 6 8 0 7 - 6 8 0 8 - 6 8 _______________

3 .3

3 .8

3 .8

4 .1

1 0 7 .8
1 0 8 .3

0 3 -6 8

2 .3

2 .5

2 .7

3 .0

3 .3

3 .7

3 .7

H.O

U .l

H .3

H .6

* .5

3 .4

0 4 -6 8

2 .3

2 .4

2 .6

2 .9

3 .2

3 .5

3 .6

3 .7

3 .8

3 .9

4 .0

3 .8

2 .8

2 .2

1 0 8 .6
1 0 8 .8

0 5 -6 8

2 .0

2 .1

2 .3

2 .5

2 .7

3 .0

2 .9

3 .0

2 .9

2 .8

2 .7

2 .2

1 .1

.0

2 .2 -

0 6 -6 8

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2 .1

2 .3

2 .4

2 .6

2 .9

2 .8

2 .9

2 .8

2 .7

2 .6

2 .2

l. H

.7

.0

2 .2

0 7 -6 8

1 .9

2 .0

2 .1

2 .3

2 .4

2 .6

2 .6

2 .6

2 .5

2.U

2 .3

1 .9

1 .1

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.0

1 .1

0 8 -6 8

1 .8

1 .9

2 .1

2 .2

2 .3

2 .5

2 .5

2 .5

2 .H

2 .3

2 .1

1 .8

1 .1

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l.l

0 9 -6 8

1 .9

2 .0

2 .1

2 .3

2 .H

2 .6

2 .5

2 .5

2 .5

2 .4

2 .2

2 .0

1 .4

1 .1

.9

1 .7

1 .5

2 .2

67 0 9 -6 7
0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 OU-67 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 08—

1 0 -6 7

1 0 8 .6
1 0 8 .8
•0

1 0 8 .8
1 0 8 .9
3 .3

1 0 9 .2

1 1 -6 7 1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8

IN IT IA L MONTH
*

NOT SEASONALLY AOJUSTED
PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BAMK OF ST. LOUIS
OCTOBER 2 9 , 1968
WHOLESALE PRICES - FARM PRODUCTS« AND PROCESSED FOODS AND FEEOS
COMPOUNDED ANNUAL I
RATES OF CHANGE

TERMINAL
MONTH

*

IN IT IA L MONTH
0
0 2 -6 7 « 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

0 3 -6 7

1957—
59» /

100

1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8

1 1 .8 -

0 4 -6 7

1 0 -6 7 U - 6 7

1 2 .4 - 1 2 .9 -

1 0H .6
1 0 3 .4

0 5 -6 7

2 .6 -

2 .3

2 0 .2

06 —
67

3 .2

8 .7

2 1 .4

2 2 .6

0 7 -6 7

3 .7

1 0 5 .0
1 0 6 .8

8 .0

1 6 .0

1 3 .9

0 8 -6 7

.9 -

1 .4

5 .3

.8

8 .7 - 2 1 .1 -

0 9 -6 7

.6 -

1 .3

4 .5

.9

5 .5 - 1 0 .7 -

1 .1

1 0 -6 7

2 .3 -

.8 -

1 .4

2 .0 -

7 . 4 - 1 1 . H-

6 .1 -

1 2 .9 -

1 1 -6 7

2 .9 -

1 .7 -

.0

3 .0 -

7 .5 - 1 0 .5 -

6 .7 -

1 0 .4 -

1 2 -6 7

1 .0 -

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2 .0

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3 .7 -

5 .5 —

1 .1 -

1 .9 -

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0 1 -6 8

.4 -

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2 .5

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3 .7 -

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4 .7

1 1 .6

5 .9

5 .8

1 0 7 .3
1 0 5 .2
1 0 5 .3
1 0 4 .1
7 .8 -

1 0 3 .il
1 0 4 .8
1 0 5 .3

0 2 -6 8

1 .0

2 .3

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2 .3

.0

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3 .1

3 .5

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1 3 .8

1 2 .0

1 8 .5

0 3 -6 8

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2 .2

3 .7

2 .2

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2 .8

3 .1

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1 0 .5

8 .3

9 .5

1 .1

0 4 -6 8

.9

1 .9

3 .3

1 .9

.0

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2 .3

2 .5

5 .3

8 .1

5 .8

5 .8

.0

0 5 -6 8

1 .7

2 .7

*».0

2 .8

1 .1

.7

3 .4

3 .7

6 .3

8 .9

7 .2

7 .6

4 .2

5 .7

1 3 .1

0 6 -6 8

1 .6

2 .6

3 .8

2 .6

l. l

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3 .2

3 .4

5 .7

7 .8

6 .2

6 .3

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U .2

6 .9

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0 7 -6 8

2 .5

3 .4

4 .6

3 .6

2 .3

2 .0

4 .4

H .7

6 .9

8 .8

7 .6

7 .9

6 .0

7 .2

1 0 .1

8 .6

0 8 -6 8

1 .3

2 .1

3 .1

2 .1

.7

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2 .U

2 .5

4 .2

5 .6

4 .2

3 .9

1 .7

1 .8

2 .6

0 9 -6 8

1 .7

2 .5

3 .5

2 .6

1 ,4

1 .0

3 .0

3 .1

H .7

6 .1

H .9

U .7

2 .9

3 .2

4 .1

0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 5 -6 7 0 6 -6 7 0 7 -6 7 0 8 -6 7 0 9 -6 7

1 0 -6 7

1 1 -6 7

1 0 6 .8
1 0 6 .9
1 .1 -

1 0 6 .8
1 0 7 .9

.7 -•
2 .0

1 0 8 .0
1 6 .7
1 .6 2 .3

1 0 9 .4
1 7 .1 4 . 3 - 1 0 .5

1 0 7 .7
1 0 8 .6

1 2 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 0 3 -6 8 0 4 -6 8 0 5 -6 8 0 6 -6 8 0 7 -6 8 0 8 -6 8

IN IT IA L MONTH
♦ N d t Se a s o n a l ly
P - PRELIMINARY

a d ju s te d




PREPARED BY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF S T. LOUIS
OCTOBER 2 9 t 1968

1
5

G en eral Price Index *

Ratio Scale

Ratio Scalè

1958=100

1958=100

* As used in N ational Income Accounts

Source: U.S. Departm ent o f Commerce

P ercentages are a n n u a l rates o f change between p erio d s in d ic a te d . They a re presented to a id in
co m p a rin g most recentdevelopm ents w ith p a s f tr e n d s .”

Latest data plotted: 3rd quarter
Prepared byFederalReserveBankofSt.Louis

IM P L IC IT PRICE DEFLATOR FOR GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT
_________________________________________________________________ COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATES OF CHANGE_________________________________________________________________
TERMINAL___________________________________________________________________ IN IT IA L QUARTER________________________________________________________________ 1958 / 100
QUARTER
___________0 4 -6 3 0 1 -6 » 02-6*1 0 3 -6 4 0 4 -6 4 0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5 0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 -6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8 _____________
0 1 -6 4

1 .5

1 0 8 ,2

0 2 -6 4

1 .3

1 .1

0 3 -6 4

1 .6

1 .7

2 ,2

0 4 -6 4

1 .7

1 .7

2 ,0

1 ,9

0 1 -6 5

1 .8

1 .9

2, 1

2 ,0

2 ,2

0 2 -6 5

1 .8

1 .9

2 ,0

2 ,0

2 ,0

1 ,8

1 1 0 ,7

0 3 -6 5

1 ,7

1 .7

1 .8

1 .7

1 .7

1 .5

1 ,1 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________1 1 1 .0

0 4 -6 5

1 .7

1 .7

1 .8

1 .8

1 .7

1 .6

1 .5

1 ,8 _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 1 1 .5

0 1 -6 6

1 ,8

1 .9

2 .0

2 .0

2 ,0

1 .9

1 ,9

2 .4

2 .9

0 2 -6 6

2 .0

2 .1

2 .2

2 .2

2 ,2

2. 3

2 ,4

2 .8

3 .3

1 0 8 ,5
1 0 9 ,1
1 0 9 .6
1 1 0 .2

1 1 2 .3
3 ,6

1 1 3 .3

0 3 -6 6

2. 1

2 .2

2 .3

2 .3

2 ,4

2 .4

2 ,5

2 .9

3 .3

3 ,4

3 .2

0 4 -6 6

2 .2

2 .3

2 .4

2 .5

2 .5

2 .6

2 .7

3 .0

3 .3

3 ,5

3 .4

3 ,5

0 1 -6 7

2 ,3

2 .4

2 .5

2 .5

2 .6

2 .6

2 .7

3 .0

3 .2

3 ,3

3 .2

3 ,2

2 .8

0 2 -6 7

2 ,3

2 .3

2 .4

2 .5

2 .5

2 ,5

2 .6

2 .9

3 .0

3 .1

2 .9

2 ,8

2 .5

2 .1

0 3 -6 7

2 ,4

2 .4

2 .5

2 ,6

2 .6

2 ,7

2 .8

3 .0

3 .1

3 .2

3 .1

3 ,1

2 .9

3 ,0

3 ,8

1 1 4 .2
1 1 5 .2
1 1 6 .0
1 1 6 .6
1 1 7 .7

0 4 -6 7

2 ,5

2 .6

2 .7

2 ,7

2 .8

2 ,8

2 .9

3 .1

3 .3

3 .3

3 .3

3 ,3

3 .2

3 ,4

4 ,0

4 ,1

0 1 -6 8

2 ,6

2 .6

2 .7

2 ,8

2 .8

2 ,9

3 .0

3 .2

3 ,3

3 ,4

3 ,3

3 .4

3 .3

3 ,5

3 ,9

3 .9

3 .8

0 2 -6 8

2 ,6

2 .7

2 .8

2 ,8

2 .9

3 ,0

3 .1

3 .3

3 ,4

3 ,5

3 ,4

3 ,5

3 .4

3 ,6

3 ,9

4 .0

3 .9

4 .1

0 3 -6 8

2 .7

2 .8

2 .9

2 ,9

3 ,0

3 ,0

3 ,1

3 .3

3.*»

3 .5

3 .5

3 .5

3 .5

3 .6

3 .9

3 .9

3 .8

3 .9

1 1 8 .9
1 2 0 .0
1 2 1 .2
3 .7

1 2 2 .3

0 4 -6 3 15F - 6 ¥ 0 2 -6 5 ” 0 3 - 6 *»“ 05-6*» 0 1 -6 5 0 2 -6 5 0 3 -6 5 0 4 -6 5 0 1 -6 6 0 2 -6 6 0 3 -6 6 0 4 -6 6 0 1 -6 7 0 2 -6 7 0 3 -6 7 0 4 - 6 7 0 1 -6 8 0 2 -6 8




IN IA Q A T R
IT L U R E
PRÉ PARED BY FE 0ER AL'RESÉ*VÉ“ érNÏK OF ST. LOUIS
NOVEMBER 15* 1968

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