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In this issue of the MetroIntelligence Economic Update, I covered the following indicators:
- Producer Price Index rose just 0.1 percent in July; up 1.7 percent over previous 12 months
- Empire State Manufacturing Survey still improving
- Industrial production rose again in July; capacity at just 0.9 percent below long-term average
- Consumer sentiment dips in August but confidence still at moderate positive levels