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Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Current Trough was June 2009
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Economic Events this Week
11/18Mon04:00PM : Nov U.S. Treasury International Capital
11/19Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
11/19Tue08:30AM : Oct Housing Starts
11/19Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
11/19Tue10:00AM : Oct Regional and State Employment and Unemployment
11/19Tue10:00AM : Nov NAHB Housing Market Index
11/20Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
11/20Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
11/20Wed02:00PM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes
11/21Thu08:30AM : Nov Philadelphia Fed Mfg Business Outlook Survey
11/21Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
11/21Thu10:00AM : 2Q2019 County Employment and Wages
11/21Thu10:00AM : Oct Conference Board U.S. Leading Economic Indicators
11/21Thu10:00AM : Oct Exisiting Home Sales
11/22Fri10:00AM : Nov Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
11/22Fri11:00AM : Nov Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey
Latest Economic Results Provided by
Business Inventories unch% in September

11/15/19 10:00AM - The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for September, adjusted for seasonal and trading day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,459.4 billion, down 0.2 percent (±0.2 percent)* from August 2019, but was up 0.5 percent (±0.3 percent) from …more…

Forecasters See Lower Near-Term Growth

11/15/19 10:00AM - The U.S. economy for the next four quarters looks weaker now than it did three months ago, according to 39 forecasters surveyed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The panel predicts real GDP will grow at an annual rate of 1.7 percent this quarter, down from 2.0 percent in the last survey, 1.9 percent next quarter, and 1.7 percent in …more…

Industrial Production fell 0.8%
Capacity Utilization decreased to 76.7%

11/15/19 09:15AM - Industrial production fell 0.8 percent in October after declining 0.3 percent in September. Manufacturing production decreased 0.6 percent in October. Much of this decline was due to a drop of 7.1 percent in the output of motor vehicles and parts that resulted from a strike at a major manufacturer of motor vehicles. The decreases for …more…

U.S. Import Price Index fell 0.5% in October

11/15/19 08:30AM - U.S. import prices fell 0.5 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, following a 0.1-percent increase the previous month. The decrease in October was driven by lower petroleum prices, which declined 3.7 percent; prices for all imports excluding petroleum fell 0.1 percent. The price index for U.S. exports …more…

U.S. Retail Sales for October Increased 0.3%, Ex-Auto up 0.2%

11/15/19 08:30AM - Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for October 2019, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $526.5 billion, an increase of 0.3 percent (±0.4 percent)* from the previous month, and 3.1 percent (±0.7 percent) above October 2018. Total sales for the August …more…