Finance and Economics
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Hotel Occupancy Rate increases YoY, Just behind Record Year
From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 14 October The U.S. hotel industry reported positive year-over-year results i...
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Schedule for Week of Oct 22, 2017
The key economic reports this week are the advance estimate of Q3 GDP, and New Home sales for September. ----- Monday, Oct 23rd ----- 8...
Friday, October 20, 2017
Yellen: "A Challenging Decade and a Question for the Future"
From Fed Chair Janet Yellen: A Challenging Decade and a Question for the Future . Excerpt: A Key Question for the Future As the financi...
Oil Rigs "The US oil rig count was crushed this week"
A few comments from Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors LLC on Oct 20, 2017: • The US oil rig count was crushed this week • Total...
Q3 GDP Forecasts
From the Altanta Fed: GDPNow The GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the third quarter of 2017 ...
A Few Comments on September Existing Home Sales
Earlier: NAR: "Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September" First, as usual, housing economist Tom Lawler's est...
BLS: Unemployment Rates Lower in 11 states in September; Tennessee and Idaho at New Series Lows
Note from the BLS on Puerto Rico (due to ongoing catastrophe): Due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Puerto Rico was not able to conduct norma...
NAR: "Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September"
From the NAR: Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September After three straight monthly declines, existing-home sales slightly...
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Friday: Existing Home Sales, Yellen Speech
Note: It is possible that a new Fed Chair will be announced (or hopefully reappointed) on Friday. If not tomorrow, the announcement will pr...
Existing Home Sales: Lawler vs. the Consensus
The NAR is scheduled to report September Existing Home Sales on Friday, October 20th at 10:00 AM ET. The consensus, according to Bloomberg...
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