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MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 1/11/2019) - Purchase Index week/Week +9.0%. Previous weeks were +17.0%. -8.2%, -7.0%, +3.0%, +1.0%, +9.0%, +3.0%, -2.3%, -5.0%, -2.0%, +2.0%, -6.0%, and -1.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week +19.0%. Previous weeks were +35.0%, -12.3%, -2.0%, +2.0%,... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
PPI - Wholesale Inflation (December 2018) - PPI-FD month/month -0.2%. Previous was +0.1% - PPI-FD year/year 2.5%. Previous was 2.5% - PPI-FD less food & energy month/month -0.1%. Previous was +0.3% - PPI-FD less food, energy & trade services year/year... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at <!-- Mortgages -->
CPI (December 2018) - CPI month/month -0.1%. Previous was +0.0% - CPI year/year 1.9%. Previous was 2.2% - CPI core (less food & energy) month/month 0.2%. Previous was 0.2% - CPI core (less food & energy) year/year 2.2%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 1/5/2019) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 216,000. Previous was 233,000 - Initial Claims unadjusted, totaled 348,709 an increase of 21,208 from previous - 4-week Moving Average seasonally adjusted 221,750. Previous was 219,250 Seasonal adjustments to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 1/4/2019) - Purchase Index week/Week +17.0%. Previous weeks were -8.2%, -7.0%, +3.0%, +1.0%, +9.0%, +3.0%, -2.3%, -5.0%, -2.0%, +2.0%, -6.0%,-1.0%, and +0.1% - Refinance Index Week/Week +35.0%. Previous weeks were -12.3%, -2.0%, +2.0%, +6.0%, +1.0%,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
NFIB Small Business Optimism Index (December 2018) - level 104.4. Previous was 104.8 Trade Deficit (November 2018) Not available due to shutdown. October was $55.5 billion Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 1/5/2019) - Same Store Sales year/year 8.9%. Previous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Factory Orders (November 2018) Data not published due to shutdown. ISM Non-Manufacturing (December 2018) - Composite Index 57.6. Previous was 60.7 Business Activity Index at 59.9% New Orders Index at 62.7% Employment Index at 56.3% While growth slowed the rate... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
BLS Employment Situation Report (December 2018) - Nonfarm Payrolls seasonally adjusted, month/month 312,000. Previous was 176,000 - Nonfarm Payrolls not seasonally adjusted, month/month -54,000. Previous was 484,000 - Unemployment Rate 3.9%. Previous was 3.7% - Private Payrolls seasonally adjusted, month/month... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 12/28/2018) - Purchase Index week/Week -8.2%. Previous weeks were -7.0%, +3.0%, +1.0%, +9.0%, +3.0%, -2.3%, -5.0%, -2.0%, +2.0%, -6.0%,-1.0%, +0.1%, and +3.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week -12.3%. Previous weeks were -2.0%, +2.0%, +6.0%, +1.0%, -5.0%,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 12/29/2018) - Store Sales year/year 9.3%. Previous was 7.8% PMI Manufacturing Index (December 2018) - Level 53.8. Previous was 55.3. This is a survey index which assesses manufacturing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Chicago PMI (December 2018) - Business Barometer Index 65.4. Previous was 66.4 Pending Home Sales Index (November 2018) - Pending Home Sales Index month/month -0.7%. Previous was -2.6 % - Pending Home Sales Index 101.4. Previous was 102.1 This has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 12/22/2018) - New Claims seasonally adjusted 216,000. Previous was 217,000 - New Claims unadjusted, totaled 285,180 increase of 29,985 from the previous week. - 4-week Moving Average seasonally adjusted 218,000. Previous was 222,750 This is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 12/22/2018) - Same Store Sales year/year 7.8%. Previous was +7.1% S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller HPI (October 2018) - 20-city, seasonally adjusted, month/month 0.4%. Previous was +0.7% - 20-city, not seasonally adjusted, month/month 0.0%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Chicago Federal Reserve National Activity Index (November 2018) - Level 0.22. Previous was 0.0 revised down from 0.24 - 3 Month Moving Average 0.12. Previous was 0.23 This is a weighted average of 85 existing monthly indicators of national economic... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Personal Income and Outlays (November 2018) - Personal Income month/month +0.2%. Previous was +0.5% - Consumer Spending month/month +0.4%. Previous was +0.8% - PCE Price Index month/month +0.1%. Previous was +0.2% - Core PCE price index month/month +0.1%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 12/15/2018) - Initial Claims seasonally adjusted 214,000. Previous was 206,000 - Initial Claims unadjusted, totaled 251,773 a decrease of 9,766 from previous - 4-week Moving Average adjusted 222,000. Previous was 224,750 The total number of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 12/14/2018) - Purchase Index week/Week -7.0%. Previous weeks were +3.0%, +1.0%, +9.0%, +3.0%, -2.3%, -5.0%, -2.0%, +2.0%, -6.0%,-1.0%, +0.1%, +3.0%, and +0.3% - Refinance Index Week/Week -2.0%. Previous weeks were +2.0%, +6.0%, +1.0%, -5.0%, -4.3%,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Housing Starts (November 2018) - Starts seasonally adjusted annualized rate 1,256,000. Previous was 1,217,000 - Permits seasonally adjusted annualized rate 1,328,000. Previous was 1,265,000 Single family Starts were down 40,000 month/month and at the lowest level of the year. Single... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Housing Market Index (December 2018) - Housing Market Index 56. Previous was 61. This is a survey index conducted by National Association of Home Builders. It asks homebuilders their view of the state of the economy in general and the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Retail Sales (November 2018) - Retail Sales month/month 0.2%. Previous was +1.1% - Retail Sales less autos month/month 0.2%. Previous was +1.0% - Less Autos & Gas month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.7% Retail Sales were up but most of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 12/8/2018) - New Claims seasonally adjusted 206,000. Previous was 233,000 - New Claims not seasonally adjusted totaled 260,508 a decrease of 57,427 previous - 4-week Moving Average 224,750. Previous was 228,500 Seasonal adjustments are relatively... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 12/7/2018) - Purchase Index week/Week +3.0%. Previous weeks were +1.0%, +9.0%, +3.0%, -2.3%, -5.0%, -2.0%, +2.0%, -6.0%,-1.0%, +0.1%, +3.0%, +0.3%, and +1.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week +2.0%. Previous weeks were +6.0%, +1.0%, -5.0%, -4.3%, -3.0%,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
NFIB Small Business Optimism Index (November 2018) - level 104.8. Previous was 107.4 PPI (November 2018) - PPI-FD month/month 0.1%. Previous was +0.6% - PPI-FD year/year 2.5%. Previous was +2.9% - PPI-FD less food & energy month/month 0.3%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
JOLTS (October 2018) - Job Openings 7,079,000. Previous was 7,009,000 Last Friday's BLS Employment Situation Report had the number of unemployed at 5,975,000. If these data are correct there are 1,104,000 more job openings than there are unemployed. The problem... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->
BLS Employment Situation Report (November 2018) - Nonfarm Payrolls seasonally adjusted month/month 155,000. Previous was 237,000 - Nonfarm Payrolls not seasonally adjusted month/month 475,000. Previous was 1,016,000 - Unemployment Rate 3.7%. Previous was 3.7% - Private Payrolls month/month 161,000. Previous... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at <!-- Mortgages -->