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 12/1 ISM Manufacturing Index - Nov A 58.0 59.0 58.7 +1.4 12/2 Construction Spending - Oct C -0.4% +0.6% +1.1% +3.3% 12/2 Auto & Lt Truck Sales, saar Nov B 16.5M 17.1M +5.5% 12/3 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index - Nov B 57.1 57.5 59.3 +5.4 12/3 Unit Labor Costs Q3 C +0.3% +0.0% -1.0% +1.2% 12/3 Non-Farm Productivity Q3 C +2.0% +2.4% +2.3% +0.9% 12/4 Wkly Init Unempl Claims 11/29 C 313K 295K 297K 299K 4-wk avg 12/5 Total Factory Orders - Oct D -0.6% +0.3% -0.7% +2.0% 12/5 Intl Balance of Trade - Oct D -$43.0B -$42.0B -$43.4B 12/5 Unemployment Rate - Nov A 5.8% 5.8% 5.8% -1.2% 12/5 Non-Farm Payrolls - Nov A 214K 230K 321K +2.7M 12/5 Non-Farm Private Payrolls - Nov A 214K 230K 314K +2.6M 12/5 Average Hrly Earnings - Nov C +0.1% +0.2% +0.4% 12/5 Average Hrs Worked/Wk - Nov C 34.5 34.6 34.6 unch 12/11 Total Retail Sales - Nov A +0.3% +0.4% +0.7% +4.3% 12/11 Retail Sales excl Autos C +0.3% +0.2% +0.5% +5.1% 12/11 Wkly Init Unempl Claims 12/6 C 297K 295K 294K 299K 4-wk avg 12/12 UM Consumer Sent - Dec prelim B 89.4 90.0 93.8 +11.3 12/12 Producer Price Index, sa - Nov A +0.2% +0.1% -0.2% +1.4% 12/15 Capacity Utilization - Nov B 79.3% 79.3% 80.1% +2.0% 12/15 Industrial Production Index - Nov B -0.1% +0.7% +1.3% +5.2% 12/16 Building Permits, saar - Nov B 1092K 1060K 1035K -0.1% 12/16 Housing Starts, saar - Nov B 1045K 1035K 1028K -6.9% 12/17 Consumer Price Index, seas adj - Nov A +0.0% -0.1% -0.3% +1.3% 12/17 CPI Core Rate, seas adj B +0.2% +0.1% +0.1% +1.7% 12/18 Conference Board Leading Economic Index - Nov B +0.9% +0.5% +0.6% 12/18 Wkly Init Unempl Claims - 12/13 C 294K 292K 289K 298K 4-wk avg 12/22 Existing Home Sales, saar Nov B 5.26M 5.20M 12/23 GDP Change - apr - Q3 3rd B +3.9% +4.2% 12/23 New Home Sales, saar - Dec B 458K 460K 12/23 Durable Goods Orders - Nov B +0.4% +2.8% 12/23 Durable Goods Orders, excl Transp C -0.9% +1.0% 12/23 Personal Income - Nov C +0.2% +0.5% 12/23 Personal Consumption Expend C +0.2% +0.1% 12/23 UM Consumer Sent - Dec final B 93.8 93.8 12/24 Wkly Init Unempl Claims C 298K 290K 4-wk avg 12/30 CB Consumer Confidence - Dec C 88.7 12/30 Case-Shiller Home Price Index, sa - Oct C +5.6% 1/31 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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