Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

National Economic Indicators

 

Indicators May
2018
April
2018
May
2017
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Consumer Price Index 251.6 250.5 244.7 0.4% 2.8%
Nonfarm Payroll Employment (not seasonally adjusted) 149.3 148.4 146.9 0.6% 1.6%
Privately Owned Housing Starts 1,350 1,286 1,122 5.0% 20.3%
Bank Prime Loan Rate 4.75 4.75 4.00 0.0% 18.8%
Gross Domestic Product (Links to a Bureau of Economic Analysis news release containing the most recent data available.)
Sources:
Consumer Price Index and Nonfarm Payroll Employment (in thousands), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Privately Owned Housing Starts, U.S. Census Bureau.
Bank Prime Loan Rate, Federal Reserve Board.

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