February 2011

                     February vs. January          Six Months from now
                                                   vs. February

               Prev.                         Prev.
               Diff.  Inc. No ch. Dec. Diff. Diff.  Inc. No ch. Dec. Diff.
               Index                   Index Index                   Index

General Busines  19.3  45.5  41.6   9.6  35.9  49.8  55.8  30.9   9.0  46.8
Conditions

New Orders       23.6  42.4  36.3  18.7  23.7  43.3  48.8  37.7   6.7  42.1

Shipments        13.4  44.3  46.5   9.1  35.2  42.7  56.7  29.4   5.5  51.2

Unfilled Orders   8.7  23.5  66.4   8.5  14.9  11.8  29.4  55.9   7.2  22.2

Delivery Times    2.3  13.0  80.6   3.0  10.0  13.5  12.4  72.2   7.8   4.7

Inventories       6.8  24.8  51.1  22.7   2.1  13.9  25.1  51.3  15.7   9.4

Prices Paid      54.3  67.2  32.8   0.0  67.2  66.4  74.7  15.2   1.6  73.1

Prices Received  17.1  28.5  60.7   7.6  21.0  38.2  45.0  43.7   4.9  40.1

Number of Emp.   17.6  29.0  64.5   5.4  23.6  31.0  32.4  54.6   8.0  24.4

Avg. Emp. Wrkwk  10.6  23.3  62.1  10.4  12.8  22.9  24.2  53.1  10.3  13.9

Capital Ex.      --    --    --    --    --    29.0  24.4  61.7   8.2  16.2


Notes: (1) Items may not add to 100 percent because of omission by respondents.
       (2) All data are seasonally adjusted.
       (3) Diffusion indexes represent the percentage of respondents indicating
           an increase minus the percentage indicating a decrease.
       (4) Survey data reflect information received through February 14, 2011.

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