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Empire State Manufacturing Survey (July 2019) - General Business Conditions 4.3. Previous was -8.6 This is a survey based index measuring manufacturing in New York State. Continue reading
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PPI (June 2019) - PPI-FD month/month 0.1%. Previous was 0.1% - PPI-FD year/year 1.7%. Previous was 1.8% - PPI-FD less food & energy month/month 0.3%. Previous was 0.2% - PPI-FD less food & energy year/year 2.3%. Previous was 2.3% -... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
CPI (June 2019) - CPI month/month 0.1%. Previous was +0.1% - CPI year/year 1.6%. Previous was 1.8% - CPI core (less food & energy) month/month 0.3%. Previous was 0.1% - CPI core (less food & energy) year/year 2.1%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 7/5/2019) - Purchase Index week/week +2.0%. Previous weeks were +1.0%, -1.0%, -4.0%, +10.0%, -2.0,-1.0%, -2.0%, -1.0%, +4.0%, -4.0%, -4.0%, +1.0%, and +1.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week -7.0%. Previous weeks were -1.0%, +3.0%, -4.0%, +47.0%, +6.0%,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 7/6/2019) - Same Store Sales year/year +6.2%. Previous was +5.5% JOLTS (May 2019) - Job Openings 7,323,000. Previous was 7,372,000 Job Openings appear to be flattening but there are only 5,975,000 (U3) unemployed persons.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at <!-- Mortgages -->
BLS Employment Situation Report (June 2019) - Nonfarm Payrolls month/month 224,000. Previous was 72,000 - Unemployment Rate 3.7%. Previous was 3.6% - Private Payrolls month/month 191,000. Previous was 83,000 - Manufacturing Payrolls month/month 17,000. Previous was 3,000 - Participation Rate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 6/28/2019) - Purchase Index week/week +1.0%. Previous weeks were -1.0%, -4.0%, +10.0%, -2.0,-1.0%, -2.0%, -1.0%, +4.0%, -4.0%, -4.0%, +1.0%, +1.0%, and +3.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week -1.0%. Previous weeks were +3.0%, -4.0%, +47.0%, +6.0%, -6.0%,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 6/29/2019) - Same Store Sales year/year 5.5%. Previous was 5.0% Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
PMI Manufacturing Index (June 2019) - Level 50.6. Previous was 50.5 Anything about 50 indicates growth. While this supply-side index shows growth it is very slow growth. ISM Manufacturing Index (June 2019) - Level 51.7. Previous was 52.1 Ctrl-c Ctrl-v... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Personal Income and Outlays (May 2019) - Personal Income month/month 0.5%. Previous was 0.5% - Consumer Spending month/month 0.4%. Previous was 0.6% - PCE Price Index month/month 0.2%. Previous was 0.3% - Core PCE price index month/month 0.2%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
GDP (1stQ2019) - Real GDP quarter/quarter, seasonally adjusted annualized rate 3.1%. Previous was 3.1% - Real Consumer Spending quarter/quarter, seasonally adjusted annualized rate 0.9%. Previous was 1.3% - GDP price index quarter/quarter, seasonally adjusted annualized rate 0.9%. Previous was +0.8%... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 6/21/2019) - Purchase Index week/week -1.0%. Previous weeks were -4.0%, +10.0%, -2.0,-1.0%, -2.0%, -1.0%, +4.0%, -4.0%, -4.0%, +1.0%, +1.0%, +3.0%, and +6.0% - Refinance Index Week/Week +3.0%. Previous weeks were -4.0%, +47.0%, +6.0%, -6.0%, +8.0%,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 6/22/2019) - Same Store Sales year/year 5.0%. Previous was 5.4% Case-Shiller HPI (April 2019) - 20-city, seasonally adjusted, month/month 0.0%. Previous was +0.3% - 20-city, not seasonally adjusted, month/month 0.8%. Previous was +0.7% -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Chicago Federal Reserve National Activity Index (May 2019) - Level -0.05. Previous was -0.48 - 3 Month Moving Average -0.17. Previous was -0.37 Improved only in the sense that it is less negative. Dallas Federal Reserve Regional Manufacturing Survey (June... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
PMI Composite - early release (June 2019) - Composite 50.6. Previous was 50.9 - Manufacturing 50.1 . Previous was 50.6 - Services 50.7. Previous was 50.9 This is a supply-side survey metric anything above 50 indicates growth. There still is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 6/16/2019) - New Claims seasonally adjusted 216,000. Previous was 222,000 - New Claims unadjusted, totaled 204,976 a decrease of 15,210 from previous - 4-week Moving Average seasonally adjusted 218,750. Previous was 217,750 The jobs market... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
MBA Mortgage Applications (week ended 6/13/2019) - Purchase Index week/week -4.0%. Previous weeks were +10.0%, -2.0,-1.0%, -2.0%, -1.0%, +4.0%, -4.0%, -4.0%, +1.0%, +1.0%, +3.0%, +6.0%, and +0.3% - Refinance Index Week/Week -4.0%. Previous weeks were +47.0%, +6.0%, -6.0%, +8.0%, -1.0%,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Housing Starts (May 2019) - Starts seasonally adjusted, annualized rate 1,269,000. Previous was 1,281,000 - Permits seasonally adjusted, annualized rate 1,294,000. Previous was 1,290,000 Month/month SFR Starts were down and 5+ was up. Year/year Starts were down 4.7% and SFR... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Retail Sales (May 2019) - Retail Sales month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.3% - Retail Sales less autos month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.5% - Less Autos & Gas month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.3% This is the most important component of GDP.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Retail Sales (May 2019) - Retail Sales month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.3% - Retail Sales less autos month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.5% - Less Autos & Gas month/month +0.5%. Previous was +0.3% This is the most important component of GDP.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Initial Jobless Claims (week ended 6/6/2019) - New Claims seasonally adjusted 222,000. Previous was 219,000 - New Claims unadjusted, totaled 219,892 an increase of 30,315 from previous - 4-week Moving Average seasonally adjusted 217,750. Previous was 215,250 The interesting thing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
CPI (May 2019) - CPI month/month 0.1%. Previous was 0.3% - CPI year/year 1.8%. Previous was 2.0% - CPI core (less food & energy) month/month 0.1%. Previous was 0.1% - CPI less (less food & energy) year/year 2.0%. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
PPI-FD (May 2019) - PPI-FD month/month 0.1%. Previous was +0.2% - PPI-FD year/year 1.8%. Previous was +2.0% - PPI-FD less food & energy month/month 0.2%. Previous was +0.1% - PPI-FD less food & energy year/year 2.3%. Previous was +2.4% -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
JOLTS (April 2019) - Job Openings 7,449,000. Previous was 7,474,000. JOLTS is an acronym for Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Lately Job Openings have exceeded the number of people unemployed. The number of unemployed in last Friday's BLS Jobs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->
Employment Situation Report (May 2019) - Nonfarm Payrolls month/month seasonally adjusted +75,000. Previous was +224,000 - Nonfarm Payrolls month/month not seasonally adjusted +687,000. Previous was +1,078,000 - Unemployment Rate 3.6%. Previous was 3.6% - Private Payrolls month/month 90,000. Previous was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at <!-- Mortgages -->