Summary of Returns
July 2013

                     July vs. June                 Six Months from Now
                                                   vs. July

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

General Busines  12.5  36.5  41.5  16.7  19.8  33.7  51.5  33.2   6.6  44.9
Conditions

New Orders       16.6  35.1  35.6  24.9  10.2  41.5  59.6  32.2   0.8  58.8

Shipments         4.1  38.0  35.2  23.7  14.3  37.6  54.5  30.2   3.2  51.2

Unfilled Orders  -7.9  14.7  67.5  16.4  -1.8  17.8  28.2  62.6   2.4  25.8

Delivery Times   -9.3  12.5  70.8  12.0   0.5   4.8  13.7  73.3   0.7  12.9

Inventories      -6.6  10.9  54.0  32.5 -21.6   0.4  31.4  46.3   9.4  22.0

Prices Paid      22.5  29.2  61.7   7.7  21.5  26.4  44.7  42.7   2.6  42.1

Prices Received  14.6  14.2  75.7   7.3   7.0  23.5  29.1  56.2   5.2  23.9

Number of Emp.   -5.4  17.9  69.7  10.2   7.7  27.3  40.5  47.1   4.3  36.2

Avg. Emp. Wrkwk   0.8  21.5  57.2  15.0   6.6   7.5  26.4  54.2  11.8  14.6

Capital Ex.      --    --    --    --    --    27.3  34.4  52.0   6.7  27.7


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 July 16, 2013.

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