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megimoo
02-11-2011, 11:57 PM
Avg. retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.104 69.6%
Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43.48 $99.02 127.7%
Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38.74 $91.38 135.9%
Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5%
Corn, No.2 yellow, Central IL $3.56 $6.33 78.1%
Soybeans, No. 1 yellow, IL $9.66 $13.75 42.3%
Sugar, cane, raw, world, lb. fob $13.37 $35.39 164.7%
Unemployment rate, non-farm, overall 7.6% 9.4% 23.7%
Unemployment rate, blacks 12.6% 15.8% 25.4%
Number of unemployed 11,616,000 14,485,000 24.7%
Number of fed. employees, ex. military (curr = 12/10 prelim) 2,779,000 2,840,000 2.2%
Real median household income (2008 v 2009) $50,112 $49,777 -0.7%
Number of food stamp recipients (curr = 10/10) 31,983,716 43,200,878 35.1%
Number of unemployment benefit recipients (curr = 12/10) 7,526,598 9,193,838 22.2%
Number of long-term unemployed 2,600,000 6,400,000 146.2%
Poverty rate, individuals (2008 v 2009) 13.2% 14.3% 8.3%
People in poverty in U.S. (2008 v 2009) 39,800,000 43,600,000 9.5%
U.S. rank in Economic Freedom World Rankings 5 9 n/a
Present Situation Index (curr = 12/10) 29.9 23.5 -21.4%
Failed banks (curr = 2010 + 2011 to date) 140 164 17.1%
U.S. dollar versus Japanese yen exchange rate 89.76 82.03 -8.6%
U.S. money supply, M1, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 1,575.1 1,865.7 18.4%
U.S. money supply, M2, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 8,310.9 8,852.3 6.5%
National debt, in trillions $10.627 $14.052 32.2% 14

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Starbuck
02-12-2011, 09:51 AM
Cotton; $50, $140....(The math behind this just hurts my head)
http://tfc-charts.w2d.com/historical/CT/2010/0/continuous.html