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ACC's economic outlook for the week ended 19 April 2013

11:29 AM MDT | April 22, 2013 | American Chemistry Council

MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators slipped by one to 14 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Consumer prices down 0.2%; up 1.5% year-on-year (YOY) Housing starts up 7.0%; up 46.7% YOY Building permits down 3.9%; up 17.3% YOY Industrial production up 0.4%; up 3.5% YOY Capacity utilization up 0.2 points, to 78.5% LEI down 0.1%; up 1.7% YOY Empire State Mfg. Survey down 6 points, to 3.1 Philly Fed Survey down 0.7, points to 1.3 BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY STATUS For the business of chemistry, the indicators bring to mind...

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