Finance and Economics
Monday, October 05, 2015
Tuesday: Trade Deficit
Tuesday: • At 8:30 AM ET, Trade Balance report for August from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for the U.S. trade deficit to be at $48...
Update: Prime Working-Age Population Growing Again
An update: Last year, I posted some demographic data for the U.S., see: Census Bureau: Largest 5-yea...
Black Knight August Mortgage Monitor
Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) released their Mortgage Monitor report for August today. Ac...
Reis: Mall Vacancy Rate unchanged in Q3
Reis reported that the vacancy rate for regional malls was unchanged at 7.9% in Q3 2015. This is do...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Index decreased to 56.9% in September
The September ISM Non-manufacturing index was at 56.9%, down from 59.0% in August. The employment in...
Sunday, October 04, 2015
Sunday Night Futures
Reading articles this weekend on the payroll report, I'm reminded of a sentence I wrote back in March: Why the Prime Labor Force Partici...
More Employment Graphs: Duration of Unemployment, Unemployment by Education, Construction Employment and Diffusion Indexes
By request, a few more employment graphs ... Here are the previous posts on the employment report:...
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Schedule for Week of October 4, 2015
This will be light week for economic data. ----- Monday, October 5th ----- Early: Reis Q3 2015 ...
Friday, October 02, 2015
Bank Failures by Year
First, a second failure today from the FDIC that makes eight in 2015: Twin City Bank, Longview, Wash...
Bank Failure #7 in 2015: Bank of Georgia, Peachtree City, Georgia
It has been some time since a bank failed ... From the FDIC: Fidelity Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, Assumes All of the Deposits of the Bank of G...
View web version