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Economic Results
February New Orders for Durable Goods increased 1.7%, Ex-Trans up 0.4%

03/24/17 08:30AM - New Orders
New orders for manufactured durable goods in February increased $3.9 billion or 1.7 percent to $235.4 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up two consecutive months, followed a 2.3 percent January increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.4 percent. Excluding defense, new orders increased …more…

Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity strengthened further in March

03/23/17 11:00AM - Tenth District manufacturing activity strengthened further in March, and many indexes of expectations for future activity were at or near record highs. Most price indexes increased moderately.

The month-over-month composite index was 20 in March, its highest reading since March 2011, up from 14 in February and 9 in March. The composite index is an average of the production, new orders, employment, supplier delivery time, and raw materials inventory indexes. …more…

New Home Sales in February at annual rate of 592,000

03/23/17 10:00AM - Sales of new single-family houses in February 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 6.1 percent (±17.3 percent) above the revised January rate of 558,000 and is 12.8 percent (±18.0 percent) …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 15,000 to 258,000

03/23/17 08:30AM - In the week ending March 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 258,000, an increase of 15,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 241,000 to 243,000. The 4-week moving average was 240,000, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week's revised average. …more…

Existing-Home Sales slid 3.7% in February

03/22/17 10:00AM - After starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels both nationally and in all major regions, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, retreated 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million in February from 5.69 million in January. Despite last month's …more…

Purchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

03/22/17 07:00AM - Mortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 17, 2017.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 2 percent compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index decreased 3 …more…

4Q2016 Current Account Deficit Decreased

03/21/17 08:30AM - The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $112.4 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2016 from $116.0 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2016, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit decreased to 2.4 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.5 percent in …more…

Philadelphia NonManufacturing Activity Indicators continued to grow in March

03/21/17 08:30AM - The March Nonmanufacturing Business Outlook Survey indicated that business activity continued to expand in the region. The survey’s indicators for firm-level general activity, new orders, and sales/revenues fell from last month’s readings but remained positive. The indexes for employment improved, with respondents reporting overall increases …more…

Chicago Fed National Activity Growth increased in February

03/20/17 08:30AM - The index’s three-month moving average, CFNAI-MA3, improved to +0.25 in February from +0.07 in January, reaching its highest level since December 2014. February’s CFNAI-MA3 suggests that growth in national economic activity was somewhat above its historical trend. The economic growth reflected in this level of the CFNAI-MA3 suggests …more…

Consumer Confidence increased in March to 126.2

03/17/17 10:00AM - The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in February to 126.2 (2010 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in January, and a 0.6 percent increase in December.

“After six consecutive monthly gains, the U.S. LEI is at its highest level in over a decade. Widespread gains across a majority of the leading indicators points to an improving economic outlook for 2017, although GDP growth is likely to remain moderate,” said Ataman …more…