Monthly Archives: March 2014

3rd estimate of 4th quarter GDP; February personal income and spending; new reports on home sales and prices, et al

it’s been a fairly busy week for economic news releases, with the two important reports, the 3rd and final estimate of 4th quarter GDP, and data on Personal Income and Spending for February, coming at the end of the week; … Continue reading

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March 29 screenshots

January Case=Shiller A-L January Case=Shiller M-Z February unemployment rate by state from Bill McBride: 3rd revision to 4th quarter GDP: February PCE, DPI and savings rate:

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February reports on new home construction, existing home sales, consumer prices, and industrial production

 NOTE: sometime over the past week, the St Louis Fed, home to the FRED graphs, changed their graphs to an interactive format, which apparently necessitated eliminating some of the incompatible options which we’ve used in creating our graphs, and also … Continue reading

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March 22 graphics

existing home sales price range changes: annual change in CPI components over the past decade: CPI reset to 2000=100: CPI reset to 2001=100: February industrial production components:

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January inventories and producer prices, February retail sales, January job openings and turnover, and Ohio fracking quakes

it’s been a comparatively slow week for important economic releases, although we did see a couple of reports that are watched for inventory build-up, which is a major component of GDP but which nonetheless is a concern because inventories are … Continue reading

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February retail & other graphics

retail sales table: retail pie: January inventory to sales ratio:

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February’s employment situation; January’s incomes, spending, and saving; the January Mortgage Monitor, et al

it’s been a very busy news week, with several important economic releases…in addition to the employment reports for February released on Friday, both the International Trade Report for January (51pp pdf) and the Fed’s G-19 on Consumer Credit for January … Continue reading

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