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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
6/26Mon08:30AM : May Durable Goods Orders
6/26Mon08:30AM : May Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
6/26Mon10:30AM : Jun Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey
6/27Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
6/27Tue09:00AM : Apr S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index
6/27Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
6/27Tue10:00AM : Jun Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index
6/27Tue10:00AM : Jun Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey
6/28Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
6/28Wed10:00AM : May Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment
6/28Wed10:00AM : May Pending Home Sales Index
6/28Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
6/29Thu08:30AM : 1Q2017 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Final
6/29Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims More Info
6/30Fri08:30AM : May Personal Income
6/30Fri08:30AM : May Personal Spending
6/30Fri09:45AM : Jun Chicago Purchasing Managers Index
6/30Fri10:00AM : Jun Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
Latest Economic Results Provided by
Pending Home Sales Index decreased 0.8% in May

06/28/17 10:00AM - The ongoing supply shortages that are propping up home prices in many metro areas caused pending home sales in May to slump for the third consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. None of the major regions saw an increase in contract activity …more…

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

06/28/17 07:00AM - Mortgage applications decreased 6.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 23, 2017.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 6.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index decreased 7 percent compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index decreased 9 …more…

Consumer Confidence increased moderately in June to 118.9

06/27/17 10:00AM - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had decreased in May, increased moderately in June. The Index now stands at 118.9 (1985=100), up from 117.6 in May. The Present Situation Index increased from 140.6 to 146.3, while the Expectations Index declined from 102.3 last month …more…

Richmond Fed's Current Activity Index rose 6 points to a reading of 7

06/27/17 10:00AM - Reports from Fifth District manufacturers improved in June, according to the latest survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The composite manufacturing index rose from 1 in May to 7 in June, as the indexes for shipments and new orders increased. The employment index was relatively flat. Most firms continued to report steady or …more…

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices gained 0.9% in April

06/27/17 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 April 2017 shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.5% annual gain in April, down from 5.6% last month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 4.9%, down from 5.2% the previous …more…