Monthly Archives: December 2014

3rd estimate 3rd quarter GDP, November income and outlays, durable goods, new and existing home sales, et al

even though it was a short week with the holiday, we saw a packed schedule of economic releases over the first two days, including the 3rd estimate of 3rd quarter GDP and the November report on personal Incomes and spending, … Continue reading

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December 27th graphs

final 3rd quarter GDP: November income and outlays: November new and existing home sales:

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November’s consumer prices, industrial production, new housing starts, and states jobs report, et al

the key reports released this week were the Consumer Price Index for November from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the November G17 release on Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization from the Fed…we also saw the release of the November … Continue reading

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December 20 graphics:

CPI components: November industrial production: new home construction: 1 month gas price chart:

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November’s retail sales and producer prices, October’s inventories and job openings

the key release this week was on retail sales for November from the Census Bureau; in addition, there were also two Census reports on October wholesale and business inventories, giving us the first look at what impact that the change … Continue reading

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December 13 graphics

retail sales: retail pie from Robert Oak: October JOLTS: end of week oil prices:

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November’s jobs reports, October’s trade, factory orders, construction spending, consumer credit and Mortgage Monitor reports, et al

the key reports this week, the November employment situation summary and the October international trade report, were both released on Friday, which also saw the Full Report on Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories and Orders (aka Factory Orders) from the Census Bureau … Continue reading

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