Bankrutpcies
Business Filings for March
  Ch 7 Ch 11 Total
Palm Beach
5
6
12
Broward
14
9
23
South Florida
54
25
89
       
Consumer Filings for March
Ch 7 Ch 13 Total
Palm Beach
231
105
337
Broward
411
222
635
South Florida
1,731
792
2,527
 
Year to Date Thru March
  2013 2012 % Change
Palm Beach      
Broward      
South Florida      
 
 
       
       
       
       
 
 
 
       
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Unemployment
 
U.S.
 
April
Jobless Rate 7.5%
Jobs Added/Lost
+165,000
Total Out of Work
11.6 million
 

March

Jobless Rate 7.6%
Jobs Added/Lost
+138,000
Total Out of Work
11.7 million
 
April 2012
Jobless Rate 8.1%
Jobs Added/Lost
112,00
Total Out of Work
12.6 million
 
Florida
 
March
Jobless Rate 7.5%
Total Out of Work
706,000
 
February
Jobless Rate 7.8%
Total Out of Work
731,000
 
March 2012
Jobless Rate 8.9%
Total Out of Work
833,000
 
 
Palm Beach County
 
March
Jobless Rate 6.90%
Total Out of Work
43,549
 
February
Jobless Rate 7.5%
Total Out of Work
47,308
 
April 2012
Jobless Rate 8.8%
Total Out of Work
55,830
 
Broward County
 
December
Jobless Rate 65.7%
Total Out of Work
58.314
 
November
Jobless Rate 6.2%
Total Out of Work
63,462
 
December 2011
Jobless Rate 7.6%
Total Out of Work
76.397
 

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Consumer Confidence
 
Reuters/University of Michigan
January December Year Ago
73.8 72.9 66.7
Conference Board
January December Year Ago
69.6 58.4  
University of Florida
January December Year Ago
74 75 76
Economic Indicators
 
Producer Price Index
December 0.0 %
Consumer Price Index
December -0.2%