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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Hawaii economic index falls in October

Advertiser Staff

Hawaii's coincident index fell by 0.4 percent in October, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

The decline compared with a rise in the national coincident index of 0.1 percent
The index measures economic indicators thought to closely coincide with the overall economy such as jobs, unemployment, average hours worked in manufacturing and inflation-adjusted income.