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ACC's economic outlook for the week ended 28 September 2012

10:15 AM MDT | October 1, 2012 | American Chemistry Council

MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators remained steady at 14 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Consumer Confidence up 9.0 points, to 70.3 Personal Income up 0.1%; up 1.8% year-on-year (YOY) (real DPI) Consumer Spending up 0.5%; up 2.0% YOY (real) New Home Sales down 0.3%; up 27.7% YOY Durable Goods Orders down 13.2%; down 7.2% YOY Chicago PMI down 3.3 points, to 49.7 Texas Manufacturing Survey up 3.6 points, to 10 CAB up 0.3%; up 1.8% YOY BUSINESS OF CHEMISTRY STATUS For the business of chemistry, the...

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