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Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Current Trough was June 2009
Previous Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was March 2001 and Previous Trough was November 2001.

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Economic Events This Week
9/16Mon08:30AM : Sep New York Fed Empire State Manufacturing Survey
9/17Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
9/17Tue09:00AM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Day 1 of 2
9/17Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
9/17Tue09:15AM : Aug Industrial Production
9/17Tue09:15AM : Aug Capacity Utilization
9/17Tue10:00AM : Sep NAHB Housing Market Index
9/17Tue04:00PM : Sept U.S. Treasury International Capital
9/18Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
9/18Wed08:30AM : Aug Housing Starts
9/18Wed09:00AM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Day 2 of 2
9/18Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
9/18Wed02:00PM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Statement
9/18Wed02:30PM : Federal Open Market Committee Press Conference
9/19Thu08:30AM : 2Q2019 Current Account Deficit
9/19Thu08:30AM : Sep Philadelphia Fed Mfg Business Outlook Survey
9/19Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
9/19Thu10:00AM : Aug Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
9/19Thu10:00AM : Aug Exisiting Home Sales
9/20Fri10:00AM : Aug Regional and State Employment and Unemployment
Recent Economic News Results
Business Inventories up 0.4% in July

09/13/19 - The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for July, adjusted for seasonal and trading day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,462.9 billion, up 0.3 percent (±0.1 percent) from June 2019 …more…

University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary August Results rebound to 92.0

09/13/19 - Consumer sentiment posted a small rebound from the sharp August decline, marking the third lowest level since Trump's election. While the uptick was across both current and expected economic conditions, the early September rebound was not …more…

U.S. Import Price Index decreased 0.5% in August

09/13/19 - U.S. import prices decreased 0.5 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, after rising 0.1 percent the previous month. The August decline was driven by a drop in fuel prices; prices for nonfuel goods were …more…

U.S. Retail Sales for August Increased 0.4%, Ex-Auto up 0.1%

09/13/19 - Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for August 2019, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $526.1 billion, an increase of 0.4 percent (±0.5 percent)* from …more…

Consumer Price Index increased 0.1% in August, Ex Fd & Engy rose 0.3%

09/12/19 - The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in August on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all …more…