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Economic Events this Week
2/24Mon08:30AM : Jan Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
2/24Mon10:30AM : Feb Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey
2/25Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
2/25Tue08:30AM : Feb Philadelphia Fed Non-Mfg Business Outlook Survey
2/25Tue09:00AM : Dec S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index
2/25Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
2/25Tue10:00AM : Feb Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index
2/25Tue10:00AM : Feb Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey
2/26Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
2/26Wed10:00AM : Jan New Home Sales
2/26Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
2/27Thu08:30AM : 4Q2019 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Preliminary
2/27Thu08:30AM : Jan Durable Goods Orders
2/27Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
2/27Thu10:00AM : Jan Pending Home Sales Index
2/27Thu11:00AM : Feb Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey
2/28Fri08:30AM : Jan Personal Income
2/28Fri08:30AM : Jan Personal Spending
2/28Fri09:45AM : Feb Chicago Purchasing Managers Index
2/28Fri10:00AM : Feb Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
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Consumer Confidence Improved Slightly in February 2020 to 130.7

02/25/20 10:00AM - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® improved slightly in February, following an increase in January. The Index now stands at 130.7 (1985=100), up from 130.4 in January. The Present Situation Index – based on consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions – decreased from 173.9 to 165.1. However, the …more…

Richmond Fed's Current Activity Index fell from 20 to −2 in February

02/25/20 10:00AM - Fifth District manufacturing activity softened in February, according to the most recent survey from the Richmond Fed. The composite index fell from 20 in January to −2 in February. All three components of the composite index — shipments, new orders, and employment — moved lower from January. Firms also reported a decrease in backlog of …more…

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices Increased 0.1% in December 2019

02/25/20 09:00AM - S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for December 2019 show that home prices continue to increase at a modest rate across the U.S.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 3.8% annual gain in December, up from 3.5% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 2.4%, up from 2.0% in the …more…

Philadelphia Fed NonManufacturing Survey Suggest Activity continued to expand in February

02/25/20 08:30AM - Responses to the February Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey suggest continued expansion in nonmanufacturing activity in the region. The indexes for general activity at the firm level, new orders, and sales/revenues all increased for the second consecutive month. Additionally, the index for full-time employment rose. The firms continued …more…

Texas Fed Manufacturing Activity Accelerated further in February

02/24/20 10:30AM - Growth in Texas factory activity accelerated further in February, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, rose six points to 16.4, suggesting stronger output growth than …more…