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Economic Events this Week
9/23Mon08:30AM : Aug Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
9/24Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
9/24Tue08:30AM : Sep Philadelphia Fed Non-Mfg Business Outlook Survey
9/24Tue09:00AM : Jul S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index
9/24Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
9/24Tue10:00AM : Sep Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index
9/24Tue10:00AM : Sep Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey
9/25Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
9/25Wed10:00AM : Aug New Home Sales
9/25Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
9/26Thu08:30AM : 2Q2019 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Final
9/26Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
9/26Thu10:00AM : Aug Pending Home Sales Index
9/26Thu11:00AM : Sep Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey
9/27Fri08:30AM : Aug Personal Income
9/27Fri08:30AM : Aug Personal Spending
9/27Fri08:30AM : Aug Durable Goods Orders
9/27Fri10:00AM : Sep Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
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U.S. Leading Economic Index was unchanged in August

09/19/19 10:00AM - The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI)for theU.S. was unchanged in August, remaining at 112.1 (2016 = 100), following a 0.4 percent increase in July, and no change in June.

“The US LEI remained unchanged in August, following a large increase in July. Housing permits and the Leading Credit Index offset the weakness in the index from the manufacturing sector and the interest rate spread,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Senior Director of Economic …more…

Existing-Home Sales rose 1.3% in August

09/19/19 10:00AM - Existing-home sales inched up in August, marking two consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major regions reported a rise in sales, while the West recorded a decline last month.

Total existing-home sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 1.3% from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million in August. Overall sales are up 2.6% from a year ago (5.35 million in August …more…

Philadelphia Fed Outlook Reported Activity continued to expand in September

09/19/19 08:30AM - Manufacturing activity in the region continued to expand this month, according to results from the September Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The survey's broad indicators remained positive, although their movements were mixed: The indexes for general activity and new orders fell, while the indexes for shipments and employment increased. …more…

2Q2019 Current Account Deficit Decreased

09/19/19 08:30AM - The U.S. current account deficit narrowed by $8.0 billion, or 5.9 percent, to $128.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019, according to statistics from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The revised first quarter deficit was $136.2 billion. The second quarter deficit was 2.4 percent of current dollar gross domestic product, down from 2.6 percent …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 2,000 to 208,000

09/19/19 08:30AM - In the week ending September 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 208,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 204,000 to 206,000. The 4-week moving average was 212,250, a decrease of 750 from the previous week's revised average. …more…