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 7/29 CB Consumer Confidence - Jul C 85.2 85.6 90.9 +10.6 7/29 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Jun C +1.1% +0.4% +1.1% +9.3% 7/30 GDP Change - apr - Q2 1st B -2.9% +3.1 +4.0% 7/31 Wkly Init Unempl Claims - 07/26 C 284K 310K 302K 297K 4-wk avg 7/31 Employment Cost Index, NOT apr - Q2 C +0.3% +0.4% +0.7% +2.1 8/1 Personal Income - Jun C +0.4% +0.4% +0.4% +3.9% 8/1 Personal Consumption Expend C +0.2% +0.2% +0.1% +2.3% 8/1 ISM Manufacturing Index - Jul A 55.3 55.9 57.1 +1.7 8/1 Construction Spending - Jun C +0.1% +0.3% -1.8% 5.5% 8/1 Auto & Lt Truck Sales, saar Jul B 17.0M 16.8M 8/1 Unemployment Rate - Jul A 6.1% 6.1% 6.2% -1.1 8/1 Non-Farm Payrolls - Jul A 288K 220K 209K +2.6M 8/1 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Jul A 262K 225K 198K +2.5M 8/1 Average Hrly Earnings - Jul C +0.2% +0.2% +0.0% +2.0% 8/1 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Jul C 34.5 34.5 34.5 -0.1 8/5 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Ju B 56.0 58.7 58.7 +2.7 8/5 Total Factory Orders - Jun D -0.6% +0.5% +1.1% +1.5% 8/6 Int'l Balance of Trade - Jun D -$44.7B -$45.2B -$41.5B 8/7 Wkly Init Unempl Claims - 08/02 C 303K 308K 290K 293K 4-wk avg 8/8 Unit Labor Costs Q2 C +11.8% +2.0% +0.6% +1.9% 8/8 Non-Farm Productivity Q1 C -4.5% +1.4% +2.5% +1.2% 8/13 Total Retail Sales - Jul A +0.2% +0.3% +0.0% +3.8% 8/13 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.4% +0.3% +0.1% +3.1% 8/14 Wkly Init Unempl Claims - 08/09 C 290K 305K 311K 295K 4-wk avg 8/15 Producer Price Index, sa - Ju1 A +0.4% +0.2% +0.1% +3.3% 8/15 Capacity Utilization - Jul B 79.1% 79.2% 79.2% +1.7 8/15 Industrial Production Index - Jul B +0.2% +0.3% +0.4% +5.0% 8/15 UM Consumer Sent - Aug prelim B 81.8 81.7 79.2 +2.4 8/19 Building Permits, saar - Jul B 963K 1001K 1052K +7.8% 8/19 Housing Starts, saar - Jul B 893K 964K 1093K 21.7% 8/19 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Jul A +0.3% +0.1% +0.1% +2.0% 8/19 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.3% +0.1% +0.1% +1.9% 8/21 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Jul B +0.3% +0.7% +0.9% 8/25 Existing Home Sales, saar Jul B 5.04M 8/25 New Home Sales, saar - Jul B 406K 8/26 Durable Goods Orders - Aug B +0.7% 8/26 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C +0.8% 8/28 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 284K 4-wk avg 8/29 UM Consumer Sent - Aug final B 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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