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Current Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was February 2020 and Last Trough was April 2020
Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Last 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
6/16SunUS Holiday: Father's Day
6/17Mon08:30AM : Jun New York Fed Empire State Manufacturing Survey
6/18Tue08:30AM : May Retail Sales
6/18Tue08:30AM : May Retail Sales Ex Autos
6/18Tue09:15AM : May Industrial Production
6/18Tue09:15AM : May Capacity Utilization
6/18Tue10:00AM : Apr Business Inventories
6/18Tue04:00PM : Apr U.S. Treasury International Capital
6/19Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
6/19Wed10:00AM : Jun NAHB Housing Market Index
6/19Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
6/20Thu08:30AM : 1Q2024 Current Account Deficit
6/20Thu08:30AM : May Housing Starts
6/20Thu08:30AM : Jun Philadelphia Fed Mfg Business Outlook Survey
6/20Thu08:30AM : Jun Philadelphia Fed Non-Mfg Business Outlook Survey
6/20Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
6/21Fri10:00AM : May Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
6/21Fri10:00AM : May Exisiting Home Sales
Recent Economic News Results
U.S. Retail Sales for May 2024 0.1%, Ex-Auto down 0.1%

06/18/24 - Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for May 2024, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $703.1 billion, up 0.1 percent (±0.4 percent)* from the previous …more…

Empire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions declined modestly in June 2024

06/17/24 - Business activity declined modestly in New York State, according to firms responding to the June 2024 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index moved up ten points but remained below zero at -6.0. New …more…

University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary June 2024 Results down to 65.6

06/14/24 - Consumer sentiment was little changed in June; this month’s reading was a statistically insignificant 3.5 index points below May and within the margin of error. Sentiment is currently about 31% above the trough seen in June 2022 amid the …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 32,000 to 219,000

06/13/24 - In the week ending June 8, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 242,000, an increase of 13,000
from the previous week's unrevised level of 229,000. The 4 -week moving average was 227,000, an increase of 4,750
from …more…

FOMC target funds rate maintained at 5.25% - 5.50%

06/12/24 - Recent indicators suggest that economic activity has continued to expand at a solid pace. Job gains have remained strong, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Inflation has eased over the past year but remains elevated. In recent …more…