Monthly Archives: May 2015

2nd estimate 1st quarter GDP; April durable goods, new home sales, and state jobs; March Case-Shiller, et al

the key report this past week was the 2nd estimate of 1st quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis; other widely watched reports included the April advance report on durable goods, the Census Bureau report on new home sales … Continue reading

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May 30th graphs

US oil production, week ending May 22: oil prices, 5/30/15: natural gas prices, 5/30/15:

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April’s consumer prices, new housing construction, existing home sales, et al

  there were three widely followed reports on April data this week; the consumer price index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the New Residential Construction report from the Census Bureau, and the report on existing home sales from the … Continue reading

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May 23 graphics

Santa Barbara coast map: more job creation by the oil industry:

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April retail sales, industrial production and producer prices, March business inventories and job openings

the release of the first few monthly reports for April this week, namely on retail sales from the Census Bureau, on Industrial production and Capacity Utilization from the Fed, and the producer price index from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Continue reading

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May 16 graphics

April retail sales:

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April employment, March international trade, factory orders and wholesale trade reports, Mortgage Monitor, et al

in addition to the Employment Situation Summary for April from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this week also saw the release of the March Report on International Trade and the full report on March factory orders, shipments and inventories, and … Continue reading

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