Monthly Archives: April 2015

March reports on new and existing home sales, durable goods, and state employment, et al

the widely covered economic releases of this past week included the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary for March, the March advance report on durable goods, and the two monthly reports on housing sales; the March report on existing … Continue reading

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April 25 graphics

map of man-made earthquake zones: man-made earthquake graphs:

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March retail sales, industrial production, producer % consumer prices, and new home construction; February business inventories

most of the important monthly reports that are usually spread over two or three weeks in the middle of the month were released this week, including retail sales for March from the Census Bureau, Industrial production and Capacity Utilization for … Continue reading

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April 18 graphics

March retail sales:   wellhead and benchmark oil prices:

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February job openings, consumer credit, wholesale sales & inventories, and Mortgage Monitor

  there were just a few minor government economic releases this week; the Wholesale Trade Sales and Inventories report for February from the Census, and the import and export price index for March and the February Job Openings and Labor … Continue reading

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April 11 graphics

delinquent and foreclosure inventory history: average days delinquent for 90 day and foreclosure inventory:   percentage of distress sales by state: April oil inventories: April gasoline inventories:

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guestimating 1st quarter GDP from 2 months of personal consumption, trade, construction spending and factory inventories data

in addition to the Employment Situation Summary for March from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this week also saw the release of four reports that together will make up the lion’s share of the February contribution to 1st quarter GDP: … Continue reading

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