Bankers, businessmen and Wall Street employees are not the only one that are interested in the economic indicators today. With thousands and thousands of job losses and faltering economy, everyone is now interested in the vital signs of our economy.
Librarians' Internet Index (LII)published about the current economic indicators available at GPO Access website (U.S. Government Printing Office) at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/indicators/index.html.
Available from April 1995 forward, this monthly compilation is prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance.
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Via: Librarians' Internet Index / " New This Week"