Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 28th graphics

December 2014 oil exports: total domestic field production: total oil imports: total exports of refined products: exports of fuel oil: exports of gasoline: exports of jet fuel: Advertisements

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January reports on producer prices, industrial production, and new residential construction, et al

oddly, all three of the widely watched national economic releases this week were released within a 45 minute span on Wednesday morning: Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for January from the Fed, New Residential Construction for January (pdf) from the … Continue reading

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January retail sales; gauging the impact of December inventories on 4th quarter GDP revisions

it was a fairly light week for economic reports, but there was a widespread misinterpretation of December inventory data by the media we’ll discuss today…the key release this past week was on retail sales for January from the Census Bureau; … Continue reading

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February 14th graphics

January retail sales: oil production vs rig count: February 11 oil inventories:

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January jobs report; December’s income and outlays, trade, factory orders, construction spending, consumer credit and Mortgage Monitor…

as is usual for the first week of the month, Friday saw the release of the Employment Situation for January; there were also two other important reports; the December release on Personal Income and Spending from the Bureau of Economic … Continue reading

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February 7 graphics

unemployment benchmark revision: December delinquent loan count table: February 6 rig count: crude oil prices 2/7/15: natural gas prices 2/7/15:

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4th quarter GDP, December durable goods, new home sales, and regional employment, November Case-Shiller

as is par for the course for the last week of the month, the past week saw a full schedule of economic releases, capped off by the Friday release of the first estimate of 4th quarter GDP from the Bureau … Continue reading

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