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May 18, 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended (5/13/2022) - Purchase Index week/week -11.9%. Previous weeks were +4.8%, 4.1%, -8% , -3.0%, +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, and 2.0% - Refinance Index... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at <!-- The Economy -->
May 17, 2022 Retail Sales (April 2022) - Retail Sales month/month +0.9%. Previous was +1.4% - Ex-Vehicles month/month +0.6%. Previous was +2.10.6% - Ex-Vehicles & Gas month/month 1.0% Previous was +1.2% Retail Sales is the largest component of 2ndQ 2022... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at <!-- The Economy -->
May 17, 2022 Retail Sales (April 2022) - Retail Sales month/month +0.9%. Previous was +1.4% - Ex-Vehicles month/month +0.6%. Previous was +2.10.6% - Ex-Vehicles & Gas month/month 1.0% Previous was +1.2% Retail Sales is the largest component of 2ndQ 2022... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at <!-- The Economy -->
May 13, 2022 Import and Export Prices (March 2022) - Import Prices month/month 0.0%. Previous was +12.0% - Import Prices year/year +12.0%. Previous was +13.0% - Export Prices month/month +0.6%. Previous was +4.1% - Export Prices year/year +18.0%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at <!-- The Economy -->
May 12, 2022 Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 5/7/2022) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 2030,000. Previous was 202,000 - Initial Claims,unadjusted, totaled 191,803 in the week ending May 7, a decrease of 6,554 (or 3.3%) from the previous week. -... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at <!-- The Economy -->
May 11. 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended (5/6/2022) - Purchase Index week/week +4.8%. Previous weeks were 4.1%, -8% , -3.0%, +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, and -4.0% - Refinance Index... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at <!-- The Economy -->
May 11. 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended (5/6/2022) - Purchase Index week/week +4.8%. Previous weeks were 4.1%, -8% , -3.0%, +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, and -4.0% - Refinance Index... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at <!-- The Economy -->
May 9, 2022 Wholesale Inventories (March 2022) - Month over Month 2.3%. Previous was 2.8% This is a component of 1stQ GDP. Source: Census Details: https://www.census.gov/wholesale/pdf/mwts/currentwhl.pdf Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
May 5, 2022 Challenger Job-Cut Report (April 2022) - Announced layoffs 24,286 Previous was 21,387 Source: Challenger, Gray & Christmas Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 4/30/2022) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 200,000. Previous was 181,000 - Initial Claims, unadjusted, totaled... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
May 4, 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 4/29/2022) - Purchase Index week/week 4.1%. Previous weeks were -8% , -3.0%, +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, -4.0% and -3.3% - Refinance Index... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
May 3, 2022 Factory Orders (March 2022) - Month over Month 2.2%. Previous was -0.5%. Source: Census Details: https://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/prel/pdf/s-i-o.pdf JOLTS (March 2022) - Job Openings 11,549,000. Previous was 11,344,000. Source: BLS Details: https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/jolts.pdf Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
May 2, 2022 PMI Manufacturing Final (April 2022) - Index 59.2. Previous was 57.8 A survey index from the supply side. Source: Markit Economics Construction Spending (March 2022) - Month over Month +0.1%. Previous was +0.5% - Year over Year... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 27, 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 4/22/2022) - Purchase Index week/week -8% . Previous weeks were -3.0%, +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, -4.0% -3.3%, and +1.0%, - Refinance Index... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 26, 2022 Durable Goods Orders (March 2022) - New Orders month/month 0.8%. Previous was -1.7% - Ex-Transportation month/month 1.1%. Previous was -0.5% - Core Capital Goods month/month 1.0%. Previous was -0.3% Source: Census Details: https://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/adv/pdf/durgd.pdf Case-Shiller House Price Index... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 22, 2022 PMI Composite Flash (April 2022) - Composite Index 55.1 - Manufacturing Index 59.7 - Services Index 54.7 Source: IHS Markit Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 21, 2022 Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 4/16/2022) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 184,000. Previous was 186,000 - Initial Claims, unadjusted, totaled 1 96,897 in the week ending April 16, a decrease of 27,235 (or 24,800 (or -- 12.2... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 20, 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 4/15/2022) - Purchase Index week/week -3.0%. Previous weeks were +1.0%, -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, -4.0% -3.3%, +1.0%, and -5.0% - Refinance Index week/week... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 19, 2022 Housing Starts and Permits (March 2022) - Starts - Annual Rate 1,793,000. Previous was 1,788,000 - Permits - Annual Rate 1,873,000. Previous was 1,865,000 A goal must be to keep starts above the 1.500,000 annual needed to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 18, 2022 Housing Market Index (April 2022) - Index 77. Previous was 79. This is based on a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. The survey asks 1) how's business and 2) how do you think... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 15, 2022 Industrial Production (March 2022) - Industrial Production month/month +0.9%. Previous was +0.9%. - Manufacturing Output month/month +0.9% . Previous was 1.2% - Capacity Utilization Rate 78.3%. Previous was 77.7 - Industrial Production year/year +5.5% Source: Federal Reserve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 14, 2022 Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 4/9/2022) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 185,000. Previous was 167,000 - Initial Claims unadjusted, totaled 222,545 in the week ending April 9, an increase of 28,151 (or 14.5 percent) from the previous... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 13, 2022 MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 4/8/2022) - Purchase Index week/week +1.0%. Previous weeks were -3.0%., +1.0%, -2.0%, 1.0%, +9.0%, -2.0%, -10.0%, -1.0%, -10.0%, +4.0%, -2.0%, 8.0%, 2.0%, -4.0% -3.3%, +1.0%, -5.0%, and +5.0% - Refinance Index week/week... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 12, 2022 NFIB Small Business Optimism Index (March 2022) - Index 93.2. Previous was 95.7. This is a survey index from National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) of its members. This is important because it is small businesses which... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 8, 2022 Wholesale Inventories (February 2022) - Month over Month +2.5%. Previous was 1.2% This is a component of 1stQ GDP. Source: Census:. Details: https://www.census.gov/wholesale/pdf/mwts/currentwhl.pdf Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->
April 7, 2022 Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 4/2/2022) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 166,000. Previous was 171,000 - Initial Claims unadjusted, totaled 193,137, a decrease of 3,674 (or 93,137 in the week ending April 1.9 percent) from the previous... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at <!-- The Economy -->