Finance and Economics
Saturday, August 29, 2015
August 2015: Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 282 Institutions
This is an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources. Here is the unofficial problem bank list for August 2015....
Schedule for Week of August 30, 2015
The key report this week is the August employment report on Friday. Other key indicators include t...
Friday, August 28, 2015
Fed's Vice Chair Fischer: “When the case is overwhelming, if you wait that long, then you’ve waited too long.”
Note: Tomorrow, Saturday, at 12:25 PM ET, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer will speak at the Jackson Hole Symposium on " U.S. Inflatio...
Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rate declined in July, Lowest since October 2008
Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in July to 1.48%, dow...
Vehicle Sales Forecasts for August: Over 17 Million Annual Rate Again
The automakers will report August vehicle sales on Tuesday, Sept 1. Sales in July were at 17.5 million on a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...
Final August Consumer Sentiment at 91.9
The final University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for August was at 91.9, down from the pre...
Personal Income increased 0.4% in July, Spending increased 0.3%
The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for July: Personal income increased $67.1...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Friday: July Personal Income and Outlays, Consumer Sentiment
A couple of excerpts from a Merrill Lynch research note, first on the possibility of a September rate hike, and second their forecast for Au...
MBA on Housing Demand from 2014 to 2024
The Mortgage Bankers Association released a new report this week: Demographics and the Numbers Behind the Coming Multi-Million increase in H...
Early Look at 2016 Cost-Of-Living Adjustments and Maximum Contribution Base
The BLS reported this last week: The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Wor...
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