Finance and Economics
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Sunday Night Futures
Weekend: • Schedule for Week of Oct 23, 2016 Monday: • At 8:30 AM ET, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September. This is a...
Vehicle Sales Forecasts: Sales Over 17 Million SAAR Again in October
The automakers will report October vehicle sales on Tuesday, November 1st. Note: There were 26 se...
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Schedule for Week of Oct 23, 2016
The key economic reports this week are the advance estimate of Q3 GDP and September New Home Sales. ...
Friday, October 21, 2016
"The Structural Factors Behind the Steady Fall in Labor Force Participation Rates of Prime Age Workers"
Here is some additional analysis on the labor force participation rate. Dr. Frank Lysy discusses the various reasons for the decline in the...
Q3 GDP Forecasts
The advance GDP report for Q3 GDP will be released next Friday. The consensus is real GDP increased at a 2.5% Seasonally Adjusted Annual Ra...
BLS: Unemployment Rates stable in 42 states in September
From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary Unemployment rates were signi...
"Labor force participation: what has happened since the peak?"
Some interesting analysis on the Labor Force Participation Rate from economist Steven Hipple at the BLS: Labor force participation: what has...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
NMHC: Apartment Market Tightness Index remained negative in October Survey
From the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC): Apartment Markets Retreat in the October NMHC ...
A Few Comments on September Existing Home Sales
Earlier: Existing Home Sales increased in September to 5.47 million SAAR Inventory remains a key i...
Existing Home Sales increased in September to 5.47 million SAAR
From the NAR: First-time Buyers Steer Existing-Home Sales Higher in September Total existing-home ...
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