Monthly Archives: March 2015

4th quarter GDP graph

3rd estimate, 4th quarter GDP: Advertisements

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3rd estimate 4th quarter GDP; February consumer prices, durable goods, new and existing home sales, et al

the major economic releases of this past week were the Consumer Price Index for February, released by the BLS on Tuesday, and the 3rd estimate of 4th quarter GDP, released by the BEA on Friday; other widely watched reports included … Continue reading

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February industrial production and new home construction

consistent with the weak reports of the previous two weeks, the two widely followed releases of February data this past week, Industrial Production and New Housing Construction, both came in well below economist’s forecasts, with colder than normal February weather … Continue reading

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February’s retail sales and producer prices, January’s wholesale sales, business inventories and Mortgage Monitor

the most widely watched release this past week was on retail sales for February from the Census Bureau; but there were also two Census reports on January inventories which will contribute to that major component of first quarter GDP: January … Continue reading

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March 14th graphics

February retail sales: January inventory to sales: oil rigs vs production: new & repeat foreclosures: months delinquent at foreclosure start: months delinquent at foreclosure start: percentage 90 day delinquent: pipeline ratio over time: new seriously delinquent loans: loan counts and … Continue reading

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gauging the impact of January personal consumption, trade, construction spending and factory inventories on 1st quarter GDP

as it was the first week of the month, the key report was obviously the Employment Situation Summary for February from the Bureau of Labor Statistics…but this week also saw the release of four reports that together will make up … Continue reading

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March 7 graphs

Feb 27 oil inventory:

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