Current Economic Data
Current BLUE; Data BETTER or WORSE than expected
saar = Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Previous Value Expected Value Actual Value 12-Month Change Chart   Interest Rates, past 2-1/2 years Treasury Yield Curve 8/29 Personal Income - Aug C +0.3% +0.4% +0.4% +4.0% 8/29 Personal Consumption Expend C +0.1% +0.1% +0.1% +1.3% 8/30 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Jun C +5.2% +5.1% +5.1% +5.1% 8/30 CB Consumer Confidence - Aug C 97.3 97.0 101.1 -0.4 9/1 Construction Spending - Jul C -0.5% -0.6% unch +1.5% 9/1 ISM Manufacturing Index - Aug A 52.6 52.2 49.4 -1.7 9/1 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 261K 265K 263K 263K 4-wk avg 9/1 Unit Labor Costs Q2 C +2.0% +2.1% +4.3% +4.1% 9/1 Non-Farm Productivity Q2 C -0.5% -0.6% -0.6% +0.7% 9/2 Intl Balance of Trade - Jul D -$44.5B -$43.0B -$39.5B 9/2 Unemployment Rate - Aug A 4.9% 4.8% 4.9% -0.2 9/2 Non-Farm Payrolls - Aug A 255K 180K 151K 2.4M 9/2 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Aug A 217K 175K 126K 2.3M 9/2 Average Hrly Earnings - Aug C +0.3% +0.2% +0.1% +2.4% 9/2 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Aug C 34.5 34.5 34.3 -0.3 9/2 Total Factory Orders - Jul D -1.5% +2.0% +1.9% 9/6 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Aug B 55.5 54.7 51.4 9/8 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 263K 265K 259K 262K 4-wk avg 9/15 Producer Price Index, sa - Aug A -0.4% +0.1% 9/16 UM Consumer Sent - Sep B 89.8 91.5 9/15 Industrial Production Index - Aug B +0.7% -0.3% 9/15 Capacity Utilization - Aug B 75.9% 75.7% 9/15 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 259K 263K 4-wk avg 9/15 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.0% -0.1% 9/15 Total Retail Sales - Aug A unch -0.3% +0.3% 9/16 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Aug A unch +0.1% 9/16 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.1% +0.2% 9/20 Building Permits, saar - Aug B 1152K 9/20 Housing Starts, saar - Aug B 1211K 9/22 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Jul B +0.4% 9/22 New Home Sales, saar - Aug B 654K 9/26 Existing Home Sales, saar Aug B 5.39M 9/28 Durable Goods Orders - Aug B +4.4% 9/28 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C +1.5% 9/29 GDP Change - apr - Q2 B +1.1% 9/30 UM Consumer Sent - Aug Final B 89.8 10/28 Employment Cost Index, Q1 C +0.6% +0.6% +0.6% 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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