Monthly Archives: October 2013

week ending November 2 graphics

September retail sales and quarterly change:

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August and September jobs data inconsistencies; August trade data

the report on employment situation for September, delayed two and a half weeks due to the shutdown, was finally released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday, and as many have noted, it wasn’t worth the wait…showing weak job … Continue reading

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oct 26th graphics

payroll jobs by industry: August trade deficit:

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government shutdown: postscript & consequences

you all know, of course, that a last minute deal was struck on Wednesday to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, but not before late Tuesday House shenanigans prompted a sell-off of short term US Treasuries by … Continue reading

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budget graphic

Dems vs Reps budget plans:

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more economic reports AWOL; August consumer credit and the LPS Mortgage Monitor for August

  it should go without saying that “non essential” government operations have remained shut down over the past week, and we are rapidly closing in on the October 17th date when the full faith and credit of the United States … Continue reading

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August LPS Mortgage Monitor and Consumer Credit graphics

monthly delinquency percentages: foreclosure starts vs foreclosure sales: national foreclosure pipelines: foreclosure pipelines by state: % non current mortgages by state table: delinquency & foreclosure history; loan counts: August consumer credit outstanding:

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