Finance and Economics
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Schedule for Week of January 24, 2021
The key reports scheduled for this week are the advance estimate of Q4 GDP and December New Home sales. Other key indicators include Decemb...
Friday, January 22, 2021
January 22 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations
Note: Bloomberg has great data on vaccinations . "Vaccinations in the U.S. began Dec. 14 with health-care workers, and so far 19.8 mill...
Black Knight: Number of Homeowners in COVID-19-Related Forbearance Plans Increased Slightly
Note: Both Black Knight and the MBA (Mortgage Bankers Association) are putting out weekly estimates of mortgages in forbearance. This data...
Comments on December Existing Home Sales
Earlier: NAR: Existing-Home Sales Increased to 6.76 million in December A few key points: 1) This was the highest sales rate for Decembe...
Q4 GDP Forecasts
The BEA will release the preliminary estimate for Q4 GDP this coming Thursday, January 28th. The consensus estimate is for a 4.3% annualiz...
NAR: Existing-Home Sales Increased to 6.76 million in December
From the NAR: Existing-Home Sales Rise 0.7% in December, Annual Sales See Highest Level Since 2006 Existing-home sales rose in December, wi...
Black Knight: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate Decreased in December
Note: Loans in forbearance are counted as delinquent in this survey, but those loans are not reported as delinquent to the credit bureaus. ...
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Friday: Existing Home Sales
Friday: • At 10:00 AM ET, Existing Home Sales for December from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The consensus is for 6.55 mill...
January 21 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations
Note: Bloomberg has great data on vaccinations . "Vaccinations in the U.S. began Dec. 14 with health-care workers, and so far 18.4 mill...
Hotels: Occupancy Rate Declined 31.8% Year-over-year
From CoStar: US Hotel Occupancy Exceeds 40% During Week of Jan. 16 U.S. weekly hotel occupancy climbed back to the 40% mark, according to ...
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