Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Then and Now

by Calculated Risk on 1/19/2021 11:58:00 AM

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


  Jan-17Dec-20
Vehicle Sales116.716.4
Employment change2 10,364-2,818
Unemployment Rate34.7%6.7%
Participation Rate462.8%61.5%
Housing Starts51,0561,278
New Home Sales6486679
Mortgage Delinquency Rate76.1%8.3%
Budget Deficit83.2%16.0%
S&P 50092,2693,790
1millions, SAAR (average previous 4 years)
2Thousands (over previous 4 years)
3Most Recent Month
4Most Recent Month
5Thousands, SAAR (average previous 4 years)
6Thousands, SAAR (average previous 4 years)
7Source: MBA, Quarterly including in-foreclosure (most recent quarter)
8Annual, fiscal 2016 vs. 2020
9Jan 20, 2017 vs Jan 19, 2021