Friday, January 20, 2017

Then and Now

by Bill McBride on 1/20/2017 01:42:00 PM

A few indicators comparing eight years ago and today ...

  Jan-09Dec-16
Vehicle Sales19.618.3
Monthly Employment change2 -791156
Unemployment Rate37.8%4.7%
Housing Starts44901,126
New Home Sales5336592
Mortgage Delinquency Rate613.0%6.1%
Budget Deficit79.8%2.8%
S&P 50088052,269
1millions, SAAR
2Thousands
3Peaked at 10% in 2009
4Thousands, SAAR
5Thousands, SAAR
6Source: MBA, Quarterly including in-foreclosure
7Annual, fiscal 2008 vs. 2016
8Jan 20, 2009 vs Jan 20, 2017