Current Economic Data
Current BLUE; Data BETTER or WORSE than expected
saar = Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
Release Date Data Series Importance
A - D
Previous Value Expected Value Actual Value 12-Month Change Chart   Interest Rates, past 2-1/2 years Treasury Yield Curve 9/2 ISM Manufacturing Index - Aug A 57.1 57.0 59.0 +3.3 9/2 Construction Spending - Jul C -0.9% 1.0% 1.8% 8.2% 9/3 Auto & Lt Truck Sales, saar Aug B 16.8M 9/3 Total Factory Orders - Jul D +1.1% +11.0% +10.5% +15.8% 9/4 Int'l Balance of Trade - Jul D -$41.5B -$42.0B -$40.5B 9/4 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Aug B 58.7 57.8 59.6 +1.0% 9/4 Unit Labor Costs Q2 C +0.6% +0.5% -0.1% +1.9% 9/4 Non-Farm Productivity Q2 C +2.5% +2.6% +2.3% +12.0% 9/4 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 298K 300K 302K 302K 4-wk avg 9/5 Unemployment Rate - Aug A 6.2% 6.1% 6.1% -1.1% 9/5 Non-Farm Payrolls - Aug A 209K 223K 142K +2.5M 9/5 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Aug A 198K 200K 134K +2.3M 9/5 Average Hrly Earnings - Aug C +0.0% +0.2% +0.2% +2.1% 9/5 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Aug C 34.5 34.5 34.5 unch 9/11 Wkly Init Unempl Claims - C 304K 300K 315K 304K 4-wk avg 9/12 Total Retail Sales - Aug A +0.3% +0.6% +0.6% 9/12 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.3% +0.3% +0.3% 9/12 UM Consumer Sent - Sep prelim B 82.5 83.4 84.6 9/15 Capacity Utilization - Aug B 79.1% 79.3% 78.8% 9/15 Industrial Production Index - Aug B +0.4% +0.3% -0.1% 9/16 Producer Price Index, sa - Ju1 A +0.1% +0.0% +0.0% +1.8% 9/17 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Aug A +0.1% +0.0% -0.2% +1.7% 9/17 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.1% +0.2% 0.0% +1.7% 9/18 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 315K 305K 280K 299K 4-wk avg 9/18 Building Permits, saar - Aug B 1052K 1054K 998K +5.3% 9/18 Housing Starts, saar - Aug B 1093K 1045K 956K +8.0% 9/19 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Aug B +0.9% +0.4% 9/22 Existing Home Sales, saar Aug B 5.04M 9/23 CB Consumer Confidence - Sep C 92.4 9/24 New Home Sales, saar - Aug B 9/25 Durable Goods Orders - Sep B +0.7% 9/25 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C 9/25 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 4-wk avg 9/26 UM Consumer Sent - Sep final B 9/26 GDP Change - apr - Q2 3rd B +4.2% 9/29 Personal Income - Aug C +0.2% 9/29 Personal Consumption Expend C +0.1% 9/30 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Jul C +1.1% 10/31 Employment Cost Index, NOT apr - Q2 C +0.7% 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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