Here are the daily economic metrics for November 2, 2012. Consumer spending fell by $8, a larger drop than during any recent period; however, the job creation index increased by 3 points to 20. Gas prices fell by a small amount to $3.523, and the percentage of people employed in the workforce ticked up by 0.01% to 45.8%. The economic confidence index remained unchanged from yesterday at -14.
|Economic confidence index||-14||+0|
|Job creation index||20||+3|
|Percent in workforce||45.8%||+0.01%|