Monthly Archives: September 2014

2nd quarter GDP revision, August’s reports on durable goods, new and existing home sales

the key release of this past week was the 3rd estimate of 2nd quarter GDP from the BEA on Friday, which showed our economy expanded at a real 4.6% rate this past spring; the week also saw the two reports … Continue reading

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September 27 graphics

3rd revision 2nd quarter GDP: August new and existing home sales:

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August price indexes, industrial production, housing starts and states job report

there were several widely watched reports released this past week; on inflation, we saw both the August consumer price index and the August producer price index reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; on housing, the Census released it’s estimates … Continue reading

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September 20 graphs

August consumer prices: August industrial production: August new home starts and permits:

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August retail sales; July consumer credit, business inventories, and job openings

it was a fairly light week for economic data, with the key release being on retail sales for August from the Census Bureau; in addition, there were also two reports on July business inventories, which will have an impact on … Continue reading

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September 13 graphics

August retail sales July consumer credit: July JOLTS: youngstown steel jobs:

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August’s employment report, July’s trade deficit and Mortgage Monitor, et al

the key reports of this past week were the employment situation summary from the BLS and our international trade report for July from the Commerce Dept; we’ll also take a look at the Mortgage Monitor for July (pdf) from Black … Continue reading

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