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Last Peak in U.S. Economic Activity was December 2007 and Current Trough was June 2009
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Latest Economic Results Provided by OneWall.com
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…