Finance and Economics
Monday, May 20, 2019
Chicago Fed "Index Points to Slower Economic Growth in April"
From the Chicago Fed: Index Points to Slower Economic Growth in April Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed Na...
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sunday Night Futures
Weekend: • Schedule for Week of May 19, 2019 Monday: • 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for April. This is a composite ...
Hotels: Occupancy Rate Decreased Slightly Year-over-year
From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 11 May The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly positive year-over-year result...
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Schedule for Week of May 19, 2019
The key reports this week are April New and Existing Home Sales. For manufacturing, the May Kansas City manufacturing survey will be relea...
Friday, May 17, 2019
Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in April
From housing economist Tom Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in April Based on publicly-available local realtor/MLS reports releas...
Sacramento Housing in April: Sales Down 6% YoY, Active Inventory up slightly YoY
The Sacramento Housing Statistics : 1) Overall sales increased to 1,496 in April, down from 1,587 in April 2018. Sales were up 13.3% from...
Q2 GDP Forecasts: 1% to 2%
From Merrill Lynch: Based on the latest high frequency data, 2Q GDP is already tracking only 1.8% , down 0.3pp from our prior forecast. [M...
BLS: Unemployment Rates in April at New Series Lows in Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin
From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary Unemployment rates were lower in April in 10 states and stable in 40...
Phoenix Real Estate in April: Sales up 6% YoY, Active Inventory up 7% YoY
This is a key housing market to follow since Phoenix saw a large bubble / bust followed by strong investor buying. The Arizona Regional Mu...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Comments on April Housing Starts
Earlier: Housing Starts Increased to 1.235 Million Annual Rate in April Total housing starts in April were above expectations, and starts ...
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