Monthly Archives: August 2015

2nd quarter GDP revision; July’s incomes and outlays, durable goods and new home sales, June Case-Shiller

the key reports this past week were the 2nd estimate of 2nd quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which was released on Thursday, and the July report on Personal Income and Spending, also from the BEA, which was … Continue reading

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August 29th graphics

oil prices:

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July consumer prices, new home construction, existing home sales, state jobs, et al

the key report released this week was the Consumer Price Index for July from the Bureau of Labor Statistics; other widely watched releases included the New Residential Construction report for July (pdf) from the Census Bureau, and the National Association … Continue reading

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July’s retail sales, industrial production, and producer prices; June’s wholesale sales, business inventories, and job openings, et al

the past week brought the release of the first handful of major monthly reports for July: retail sales from the Census Bureau, Industrial production and capacity utilization from the Fed, and the producer price index from the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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August 15 graphics

July retail sales:

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July jobs report, June reports on income and spending, international trade, factory orders, & construction spending

  in addition to the Employment Situation Summary for July from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this week also saw the release of four reports that together made up a large part of the June contribution to last week’s estimate … Continue reading

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August 8th graphics

August 7th oil prices: August 1 refinery inputs

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