Monthly Archives: December 2015

November retail sales, producer prices; October business inventories, job openings, Mortgage Monitor

the key reports of this past week were on retail sales for November and on business inventories report for October, both from the Census bureau, and the Producer Price Index for November from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they … Continue reading

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oil and gas prices tank again, oil exports on the table, global rig counts, and Fault Lines: Earthquake State

in the aftermath of last Friday’s OPEC meeting, oil prices crashed to a 7 year low on Monday and continued falling from there, while natural gas prices fell below $2 for the first time since early 2012 on forecasts of … Continue reading

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December 12th graphics

November retail sales: October mortgage loan counts: oil prices: natural gas prices: Halliburton statehouse: Oklahoma, one of the most seismically active states in the country, is left without a state seismologist. As the earthquakes persist

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November jobs report, October trade deficit, construction spending, & factory inventories, et al

the major reports released this week were the Employment Situation Summary for November from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the October report on our International Trade from the Census Bureau, which were both released on Friday….other regular monthly reports … Continue reading

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December 4th graphics

OPEC targets and actual production: oil prices:

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