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 4/28 CB Consumer Confidence - Apr C 101.3 102.2 95.2 +12.9 4/28 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Feb C +4.6% +4.7% +5.0% +5.0% 4/29 GDP Change - apr - Q1 B +2.2% +1.1% +0.2% +2.9% 4/30 Employment Cost Index, NOT apr - Q2 C +0.6% +0.6% +0.7% +2.5% 4/30 Personal Income - Mar C +0.4% +0.3% +0.0% +4.5% 4/30 Personal Consumption Expend C +0.1% +0.2% +0.1% +0.2% 5/1 UM Consumer Sent - Apr final B 95.9 96.0 95.9 +11.8 5/1 ISM Manufacturing Index - Apr A 51.5 52.0 51.5 -2.2 5/1 Construction Spending - Mar C -0.1% +0.4% -0.6% +2.0% 5/1 Auto & Lt Truck Sales, saar Apr B 17.0M 17.1M +3.8% 5/4 Total Factory Orders - Mar D +0.2% +2.1% +2.1% -3.9% 5/4 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Apr B 56.5 56.4 57.8 -2.5 5/4 Intl Balance of Trade - Mar D -$35.4B -$40.0B -$51.4B 5/6 Non-Farm Productivity Q1 C -2.2% -1.8% -1.9% +0.6% 5/6 Unit Labor Costs Q4 C +4.1% +4.2% +4.5% +1.1% 5/7 Wkly Init Unempl Claims 05/2 C 262K 280K 265K 280K 4-wk avg 5/8 Unemployment Rate - Apr A 5.5% 5.4% 5.4% -0.8 5/8 Non-Farm Payrolls - Apr A 85K 218K 223K 3.0M 5/8 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Apr A 94K 215K 213K 2.7M 5/8 Average Hrly Earnings - Apr C +0.3% +0.2% +0.2% 5/8 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Apr C 34.6 34.6 34.5 5/13 Total Retail Sales - Apr A +1.1% +0.2% +0.0% +0.8% 5/13 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.7% +0.4% +0.1% unch 5/14 Producer Price Index, sa - Apr A +0.2% +0.2% 5/14 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 265K 275K 4-wk avg 5/15 Capacity Utilization - Apr B 78.4% 78.4% 5/15 Industrial Production Index - Apr B -0.6% +0.1% 5/15 UM Consumer Sent - Apr prelim B 95.9 96.0 5/19 Building Permits, saar - Apr B 1039K 5/19 Housing Starts, saar - Apr B 926K 5/21 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Mar B +0.2% 5/22 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Apr A +0.2% 5/22 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.2% 5/26 Existing Home Sales, saar Mar B 5.19M 5/26 New Home Sales, saar - Mar B 481K 5/26 Durable Goods Orders - Apr B +4.0% 5/26 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C -0.2% 5/28 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 4-wk avg 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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