Current Economic Data
Current BLUE; Data BETTER or WORSE than expected
saar = Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
Release Date Data Series Importance
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Previous Value Expected Value Actual Value 12-Month Change Chart   Interest Rates, past 2-1/2 years Treasury Yield Curve 4/13 UM Consumer Sent - Apr B 96.9 97.0 98.0 +7.0 4/14 Total Retail Sales - Mar A +0.8% unch -0.2% +5.1% 4/14 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.1% +0.3% +0.1% 4/13 Producer Price Index, sa - Mar A +0.3% unch -0.1% +2.3% 4/13 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 235K 243K 234K 247K 4-wk avg 4/14 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Mar A +0.1% unch -0.3% +2.4% 4/14 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.2% +0.2% -0.1% +2.0% 4/18 Building Permits, saar - Mar B 1216K 1250K 1260K 16% 4/18 Housing Starts, saar - Mar B 1288K 1262K 1215K +11% 4/18 Industrial Production Index - Mar B 0.0% +0.4% +0.5% +1.8% 4/18 Capacity Utilization - Mar B 75.7% 76.0% 76.1% +0.6 4/20 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Mar B +0.6% +0.2% +0.4% 4/20 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 234K 242K 244K 243K 4-wk avg 4/21 Existing Home Sales, saar Mar B 5.47M 5.6M 5.71M +7.0% 4/25 New Home Sales, saar - Mar B 587K 588K 621K 4/25 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Feb C +0.9% +0.8% +0.7% +5.9% 4/25 CB Consumer Confidence - Apr C 124.9 123.1 120.3 +29.1 4/27 Durable Goods Orders - Mar B +2.3% +1.1% +0.7% +5.8% 4/27 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C +0.7% +0.4% -0.2% +4.6% 4/28 GDP Change - apr - Q1 B +2.1% 4/28 Employment Cost Index, Q1 C +0.5% 4/28 UM Consumer Sent - Apr Final B 98.0 5/1 Personal Consumption Expend - Mar C +0.4% 5/1 Construction Spending - Mar C +0.8% 5/1 ISM Manufacturing Index - Apr A 57.2 5/1 Personal Income - Mar C +0.4% 5/3 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Apr B 55.2 5/4 Unit Labor Costs Q1 C +1.7% 5/4 Non-Farm Productivity Q1 C 1.3% 5/4 Total Factory Orders - Mar D +1.0% 5/4 Intl Balance of Trade - Mar D -$43.6B 5/4 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 4-wk avg 5/5 Unemployment Rate - Apr A 4.5% 5/5 Non-Farm Payrolls - Apr A 98K 5/5 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Apr A 89K 5/5 Average Hrly Earnings - Apr C +0.2% 5/5 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Apr C 34.3 Martin Capital Advisors, LLP is not responsible for the accuracy of the data contained in any of these charts or indicators. This information is provided for informational purposes only.
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