Period Current Previous One Two

Twin Cities reported period period year ago years ago

Consumer Price Index 2nd half, ‘12 225 223.9 221.3 212.5

Mortgage rate (Avg. 30-yr conventional) June 4.07% 3.54% 3.68% 4.51%

Total employment (000s) June 1,796.6 1,979.1 1,756.8 1,726.1

Number unemployed (000s) June 95.6 89.5 109.6 126.3

Unemployment rate June 5.1% 4.7% 5.9% 6.8%

Minnesota

Total employment (000s) June 2,830.8 2,832.1 2,795.5 2,769.8

Manufacturing employment (000s) June 308.7 304.7 310.0 303.3

Service-providing employment (000s) June 2,400.2 2,381.1 2,347.1 2,319.8

Wholesale + retail trade employment (000s) June 422.7 416.4 415.5 410.3

Construction employment (000s) June 106.6 99.5 104.6 101.1

Government employment (000s) June 424 424.2 418.9 419.1

Mining and logging employment (000s) June 7.7 7.4 7.3 6.8

Trans., warehouse and utilities employment (000s) June 93.5 94.2 90.8 90.7

Finance activites employment (000s) June 178.7 178.7 178.4 174.8

Number unemployed (000s) June 154.5 158.6 169.5 200.2

Unemployment rate June 5.2% 5.3% 5.7% 6.7%

Housing permits, total June 1,256 1,719 1,109 941

Housing permits, single-family June 1,079 1,233 902 740

Housing permits, 2-4 units June 51 42 9 9

Housing permits, 5+ units June 7 8 9 9

United States

Consumer price index June 233.5 232.9 229.5 225.7

Total retail sales (billions) June $422.8 $421.2 $399.9 $382.9

Housing permits, total June 83,925 94,859 73,834 62,436

Total civilian labor force June 155.7 155.7 155.1 153.7

Unemployment rate, total* June 7.6% 7.6% 8.2% 9.1%

Money supply (M1, billions) June $2,522.6 $2,534.7 $2,257.4 $1,945.1

Money supply (M2, billions) June $10,598.8 $10,552.6 $9,921.0 $9,095.0

Gross domestic product (billions) 1st qtr., ‘12 $15,984.1 $15,864.1 $15,478.3 $14,814.9

*Numbers are seasonally adjusted