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Chicago Purchasing Managers Rebounded
Posted: July 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Friday)

The Chicago Purchasing Managers reported the CHICAGO BUSINESS BAROMETER rebounded, marking a tenth month of growth.

BUSINESS ACTIVITY:
Five of seven Business Activity indexes grew in July, while all seven reached positive territory;
EMPLOYMENT continued June’s growth;
PRODUCTION, NEW ORDERS, ORDER BACKLOGS, and INVENTORIES marked increases; ...


University of Michigan Consumer Confidence tumbled
Posted: July 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Friday)

Confidence tumbled in July due to heightened concerns about personal financial prospects as well as the overall economic outlook. Income and job prospects were extraordinarily weak and those bleak prospects have made consumers more cautious spenders. Rather than the economy gaining strength, consumers now anticipate a slowing pace of growth, ...


2Q2010 GDP advance estimate up 2.4%
Posted: July 30, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Friday)

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 2.4 percent in the second quarter of 2010, (that is, from the first quarter to the second quarter), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In ...


Employment Cost Index up 0.5% in 2Q2010
Posted: July 30, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Friday)

Compensation costs for civilian workers increased 0.5 percent, seasonally adjusted, for the 3-month period ending June 2010, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Wages and salaries (which make up about 70 percent of compensation costs) increased 0.4 percent while benefits (which make up the remaining 30 percent of ...


Kansas City Fed Manufacturing activity rebounded moderately
Posted: July 29, 2010 at 11:00 AM (Thursday)

Tenth District manufacturing activity rebounded moderately in July, and expectations for future production remained positive. However, plans for future hiring and capital spending were essentially flat. Price indexes were mostly unchanged.

The net percentage of firms reporting month-over-month increases in production in July was 14, up from 3 in June and 5 in May. The increase in production occurred among both durable and nondurable goods producing plants, with the exception of aircraft producers, who ...


DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer drops 0.6%
Posted: July 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

For the week ending July 17, 2010, the DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer reversed course by dropping -0.6 percent after jumping by +0.9 percent in the prior week. The production side of the barometer has been on a roller coaster ride as typical seasonal patterns in auto production were interrupted when GM and others decided to forgo the ...


Weekly initial unemployment claims decrease 11,000 to 457,000
Posted: July 29, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

In the week ending July 24, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 457,000, a decrease of 11,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 468,000. The 4-week moving average was 452,500, a decrease of 4,500 from the previous week's revised average of ...


Beige Book: Economic activity has continued to increase
Posted: July 28, 2010 at 02:00 PM (Wednesday)

Economic activity has continued to increase, on balance, since the previous survey, although the Cleveland and Kansas City Districts reported that the level of economic activity generally held steady. Among those Districts reporting improvements in economic activity, a number of them noted that the increases were modest, and two Districts, ...


New Orders for Durable Goods Decreased 1.0%, ex-trans Down 0.6%
Posted: July 28, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Wednesday)

New orders for manufactured durable goods in June decreased $2.0 billion or 1.0 percent to $190.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This was the second consecutive monthly decrease and followed a 0.8 percent May decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 0.6 percent. Excluding defense, new orders decreased 0.7 ...


Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Posted: July 28, 2010 at 07:00 AM (Wednesday)

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 23, 2010. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 4.4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 4.2 percent compared ...


Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index decreased 0.5%
Posted: July 27, 2010 at 12:00 PM (Tuesday)

The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) decreased 0.5% in June, to a seasonally adjusted level of 79.4 (2007 = 100). Revised data show the index rose 1.7% in May to 79.7. The Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing (IPMFG) decreased 0.3% in June. Regional output in June rose 13.2% from a year earlier, ...


Consumer Confidence retreated further in July
Posted: July 27, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Tuesday)

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® which had declined sharply in June, retreated further in July. The Index now stands at 50.4 (1985=100), down from 54.3 in June. The Present Situation Index decreased to 26.1 from 26.8. The Expectations Index declined to 66.6 from 72.7 ...


Richmond Fed's latest survey activity drops to 16
Posted: July 27, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Tuesday)

In July, the seasonally adjusted composite index of manufacturing activity — our broadest measure of manufacturing — declined seven points to 16 from June's reading of 23. Among the index's components, shipments lost nine points to 22, new orders dropped 12 points to finish at 13, while the jobs index moved up six points ...


S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices Show Prices Moved Sideways
Posted: July 27, 2010 at 09:00 AM (Tuesday)

Data through May 2010, released today by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show that the annual growth rates in 15 of the 20 MSAs and the 10- and 20-City Composites improved in May compared to those reported for April 2010. The 10-City Composite is up 5.4% and the ...


ICSC Chain Store Sales up 0.6% in Jul 24 Wk
Posted: July 27, 2010 at 07:45 AM (Tuesday)

The ICSC-Goldman Sachs (ICSC-GS) chain store sales index for the week ending July 24 again rose on a week-over-week basis up 0.6%. On a year-over-year seasonally-adjusted basis, the pace of spending moderated to 3.8% in the latest week. Easy comparisons continue to lift sales — though not as much as the prior weekwhile the abnormally hot ...


Texas Manufacturing Activity Remains Sluggish
Posted: July 26, 2010 at 10:30 AM (Monday)

Texas factory activity rebounded slightly in July, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key indicator of state manufacturing conditions, rose from –2 to 5, suggesting output expanded slightly in July after contracting ...


New Home Sales in June at annual rate of 330,000
Posted: July 26, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Monday)

Sales of new single-family houses in June 2010 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 330,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 23.6 percent (±15.3%) above the revised May rate of 267,000, but is 16.7 percent (±10.9%) below the June ...


Chicago Fed National Activity Index declined in June
Posted: July 26, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Monday)

Led by deterioration in production- and employment-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index declined to –0.63 in June, down from +0.31 in May. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index made negative contributions in June, while the sales, orders, and inventories category made the lone ...


June Mass Layoffs total 1,647 actions, 145,538 workers
Posted: July 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Friday)

Employers took 1,647 mass layoff actions in June that resulted in the separation of 145,538 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Each action involved at least 50 persons from a single employer. The number of mass ...


Existing-Home Sales fell 5.0%
Posted: July 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

With the scheduled closing deadline for the home buyer tax credits, existing-home sales slowed in June but remained at relatively elevated levels, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, fell 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.37 million units in June from 5.66 million in May, but are 9.8 percent higher than the 4.89 ...


U.S. leading economic index declined 0.2%
Posted: July 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. declined 0.2 percent in June to 109.8, following a 0.5 percent increase in May, and a 0.1 percent decline in April.

The indicators point to slower growth through the fall. Two trends will have a direct impact on the pace of economic expansion. First, improvement in the industrial core of the economy will moderate as inventory rebuilding slows. Second, improvement in the service sector ...


DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer up 0.9%
Posted: July 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

For the week ending July 10, 2010, the DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer jumped +0.9 percent on strong production activity, and was revised upward in the prior week to an increase of +0.1 percent (originally reported as flat). The majority of the barometer’s strength in the latest reporting week came from motor vehicle production where GM and ...


Weekly initial unemployment claims increase 37,000 to 464,000
Posted: July 22, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

In the week ending July 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 464,000, an increase of 37,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 427,000. The 4-week moving average was 456,000, an increase of 1,250 from the previous week's revised average of ...


Refi's Up, Purchase Apps Up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Posted: July 21, 2010 at 07:00 AM (Wednesday)

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 16, 2010. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 7.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 19.5 percent ...


June Housing starts down 5.0%, Permits up 2.1%
Posted: July 20, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Tuesday)

BUILDING PERMITS
Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 586,000. This is 2.1 percent (±2.1%) above the revised May rate of 574,000, but is 2.3 percent (±2.0%) below the June 2009 estimate of 600,000. Single-family authorizations in June were at a rate of 421,000; this ...


ICSC Chain Store Sales up 1.4% in Jul 17 Wk
Posted: July 20, 2010 at 07:45 AM (Tuesday)

After last week’s sales decline retailers saw the sales trend reverse itself as a result of easy comparisons and hot weather which drove consumers indoors as a way to avoid the heat. According to the ICSC and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Snapshot weekly chain store sales increased by 1.4 percent overall for the week ending July 17, ...


Builder Confidence Declines Again in July
Posted: July 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Monday)

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes declined for a second consecutive month in July to its lowest level since April of 2009, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The HMI fell two points from a downwardly revised number in the previous ...


Treasury International Capital Data for May 2010
Posted: July 16, 2010 at 09:00 AM (Friday)

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for May 2010. Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $35.4 billion.

Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $33.0 billion. Of this, net purchases by private foreign investors were $23.8 billion, and net purchases by foreign official institutions were $9.2 billion. U.S. residents sold a net $2.4 billion of long-term foreign ...


Consumer Price Index down 0.1% in June, ex Fd & Engy up 0.2%
Posted: July 16, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Friday)

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.1 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the index increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment.

Similarly to April and May, a decline in the energy index caused the seasonally adjusted ...


Real Average Hourly Earnings rose 0.1% in June
Posted: July 16, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Friday)

Real average hourly earnings for all employees rose 0.1 percent from May to June, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This increase stems from a 0.1 percent decrease in average hourly earnings combined with a 0.1 percent decrease in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban ...


Philadelphia Fed July Outlook Suggest Slower Growth
Posted: July 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

Results from the Business Outlook Survey suggest that regional manufacturing activity continues to expand in July but has slowed over the past two months. Surveyed firms reported a decline in new orders this month compared with June. Employment showed a slight improvement this month. The survey’s broad indicators of future activity continue ...


DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer unchanged%
Posted: July 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

For the week ending July 3, 2010, the DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer was unchanged with slower growtho f retail sales and declines in mortgage applications. While the barometer accelerated in the second quarter, on both a quarter-to-quarter and a year-over-year basis, the recent behavior of the barometer suggests that the economy stalled in ...


Industrial Production increased 0.1%
Capacity Utilization unchanged at 74.1%

Posted: July 15, 2010 at 09:15 AM (Thursday)

Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in June after having risen 1.3 percent in May. The rate of change for March was revised up, and the rate of change for April was revised down; these revisions resulted primarily from the incorporation of new information on the output of utilities. For the second quarter as a whole, total ...


Producer Price Index down 0.5% in June, ex Fd & Engy up 0.1%
Posted: July 15, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods fell 0.5 percent in June, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This decrease followed declines of 0.3 percent in May and 0.1 percent in April. At the earlier stages of processing, prices received by producers of intermediate goods moved down 0.9 percent in June and ...


Weekly initial unemployment claims decrease 29,000 to 429,000
Posted: July 15, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

In the week ending July 10, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 429,000, a decrease of 29,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 458,000. The 4-week moving average was 455,250, a decrease of 11,750 from the previous week's revised average of ...


Empire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions slowed
Posted: July 15, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

The Empire State Manufacturing Survey indicates that while conditions for New York manufacturers continued to improve in July, the pace of growth in business activity slowed substantially over the month. The general business conditions index remained positive but fell 15 points, to 5.1. The new orders and shipments indexes were also positive ...


Business Inventories up 0.1% in May
Posted: July 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Wednesday)

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for May, adjusted for seasonal and trading-day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,090.2 billion, down 0.9 percent (±0.2%) from April 2010, but up 11.8 percent (±0.5%) from May ...


U.S. Retail Sales for June down 0.5%, Ex-Auto down 0.1%
Posted: July 14, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Wednesday)

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for June, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $360.2 billion, a decrease of 0.5 percent (±0.5%)* from the previous month, but 4.8 percent (±0.7%) above June 2009. Total sales ...


U.S. Import Price Index Fell 1.3% in June
Posted: July 14, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Wednesday)

U.S. import prices declined for the second consecutive month in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, decreasing 1.3 percent. The drop was driven by declining fuel prices, although a downturn in nonfuel prices also contributed to the overall decrease. Export prices also fell in June, edging down 0.2 percent following ...


Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Posted: July 14, 2010 at 07:00 AM (Wednesday)

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 9, 2010. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.9 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. This week’s results include an adjustment to account for ...


Job Openings were 3.2 million in May
Posted: July 13, 2010 at 09:00 AM (Tuesday)

There were 3.2 million job openings on the last business day of May 2010, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The job openings rate was little changed over the month at 2.4 percent. The hires rate (3.4 percent) was little changed and the separations rate (3.1 percent) was unchanged. This release includes estimates of the number ...


Goods and Services Deficit Increased in May 2010
Posted: July 13, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Tuesday)

The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $42.3 billion in May from $40.3 billion (revised) in April, as imports increased more than exports.

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total May exports of $152.3 billion and imports of $194.5 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $42.3 billion, up from $40.3 billion in ...


ICSC Chain Store Sales down 1.6% in Jul 10 Wk
Posted: July 13, 2010 at 07:45 AM (Tuesday)

The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Retail Chain Store Sales Index fell 1.5% in the week ended Saturday from the week before on a seasonally adjusted, comparable-store basis. The drop--the biggest in nearly two months--came as retailers saw sales "take a breather" after two consecutive weeks of "strong positive ...


NFIB Small Business Optimism Index drops to 89.0
Posted: July 13, 2010 at 07:30 AM (Tuesday)

The Index of Small Business Optimism lost 3.2 points in June after posting modest gains for several months. The persistence of Index readings below 90 is unprecedented in survey history. The performance of the economy is mediocre at best, given the extent of the decline over the past two years. The small business sector is not on a ...


Wholesale Inventories up 0.5% in May
Posted: July 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Friday)

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that May 2010 sales of merchant wholesalers, except manufacturers’ sales branches and offices, after adjustment for seasonal variations and trading-day differences but not for price changes, were $350.6 billion, down 0.3 percent (+/-0.5%) from the revised April level, but were up 15.1 percent (+/-1.6%) ...


Consumer credit decreased at an annual rate of 4.5%
Posted: July 8, 2010 at 03:00 PM (Thursday)

Consumer credit decreased at an annual rate of 4-1/2 percent in May 2010. Revolving credit decreased at an annual rate of 10-1/2 percent, and nonrevolving credit decreased at an annual rate of 1-1/2 percent.

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DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer up 0.3%
Posted: July 8, 2010 at 10:00 AM (Thursday)

For the week ending June 26, 2010, the DJ-BTMU U.S. Business Barometer gained +0.3 percent on a fit of strong consumer spending, but its sideways trend in June remained intact. While the barometer accelerated in the second quarter, on both a quarter-to-quarter and a year-over-year basis, the recent behavior of the barometer suggests that ...


Weekly initial unemployment claims decrease 21,000 to 454,000
Posted: July 8, 2010 at 08:30 AM (Thursday)

In the week ending July 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 454,000, a decrease of 21,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 475,000. The 4-week moving average was 466,000, a decrease of 1,250 from the previous week's revised average of ...


ICSC Chain Store Sales up 1.0% in Jul 3 Wk
Posted: July 7, 2010 at 07:45 AM (Wednesday)

The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Retail Chain Store Sales Index jumped 1% in the week ended Saturday from the week before on a seasonally adjusted, comparable-store basis. The increase--the second consecutive weekly increase--came as consumers ventured out into the heat to make purchases before the July 4 ...


Refi's Up, Purchase Apps Up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Posted: July 7, 2010 at 07:00 AM (Wednesday)

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 2, 2010. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 6.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 6.5 percent compared ...



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