23239US Jobless Claims Lowest Since 197310/19/2017 12:43:48 PM"Initial Jobless Claims in the United States decreased by 22 thousand to 222 thousand in the week ending October 14th. This is the lowest level for initial claims since March 31, 1973 as workers affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to return to their jobs."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/10192017123609.htm
23230US Housing Starts Fall to 1-Year Low10/18/2017 1:11:00 PM"Housing starts in the United States fell sharply by 4.7 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1,127 thousand in September 2017 from an upwardly revised 1,183 thousand in August, compared with market expectations of a 0.5 percent decline to 1,180 thousand. It was the lowest level since September 2016."United StatesHousing StartsUNITEDSTAHOUSTA/articles/10182017125111.htm
23226US Industrial Production Rebounds in September10/17/2017 1:31:30 PM"US industrial production increased by 0.3 percent month-over-month in September 2017, as widely expected, following a downwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in August. Output rebounded for manufacturing, utilities and mining, as the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma began to fade."United StatesIndustrial Production MomUNITEDSTAINDPROMOM/articles/10172017133130.htm
23212US Consumer Sentiment Jumps to Near 14-Year High10/13/2017 4:30:37 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States rose to 101.1 in October 2017 from 95.1 in September, way above market expectations of 95. It was the highest level since January 2004."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/articles/10132017140906.htm
23211US Inflation Rate Rises to 5-Month High on Energy Prices10/13/2017 1:07:22 PM"US consumer prices increased 2.2 percent year-on-year in September 2017, missing market expectations of 2.3 percent and following a 1.9 percent gain in the previous month. Still it was the highest inflation rate since April, as hurricane-related production disruptions at oil refineries in the Gulf Coast area boosted energy prices."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/articles/10132017124754.htm
23210US Retail Sales Rise the Most Since 201510/13/2017 12:58:16 PM"Retail sales in the US rose 1.6 percent month-over-month in September of 2017, slightly below market expectations of a 1.7 percent but following a revised 0.1 percent fall in August. It is the biggest gain since March 2015 as motor vehicles sales recovered after hurricanes and higher prices boosted receipts at gasoline stations"United StatesRetail Sales MomRSTAMOM/articles/10132017123953.htm
23201US Jobless Claims Lowest in 6 Weeks10/12/2017 12:45:58 PM"Initial Jobless Claims in the United States decreased by 15 thousand to 243 thousand in the week ending October 7th returning to levels seen before hurricanes Harvey and Irma affected Texas, Florida and Georgia. Economists had expected jobless claims to go down to 251 thousand and data for the prior week was revised to show 2 thousand fewer applications received than previously reported."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/10122017123855.htm
23195December Rate Rise on the Table Despite Weak Inflation10/11/2017 7:06:58 PM"Several Fed policymakers thought that another increase in the target range later this year was likely to be warranted if the medium-term outlook remained broadly unchanged, despite worries about the risk of stubbornly low inflation, minutes from last FOMC meeting showed."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/articles/10112017190603.htm
23185"US Economy Sheds 33K Jobs, 1st Fall Since 2010"10/6/2017 1:15:38 PM"Non farm payrolls in the United States fell by 33 thousand in September of 2017, following an upwardly revised 169 thousand rise in August and well below market expectations of a 90 thousand gain. It is the first drop in payrolls since September of 2010 as employment declined sharply in food services and drinking places and grew below-trend growth in some other industries likely reflecting the impact from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey."United StatesNon Farm PayrollsNFP TCH/articles/10062017123452.htm
23184US Unemployment Rate Lowest in Over 16 Years10/6/2017 12:43:39 PM"US unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 4.2 percent in September 2017 from 4.4 percent in the previous month and below market consensus of 4.4 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since February 2001, as the number of unemployed persons declined by 331 thousand to 6.8 million. Meanwhile, the labor force participation rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to 63.1 percent, its highest level since March 2014."United StatesUnemployment RateUSURTOT/articles/10062017123409.htm
23178US August Trade Gap Lowest in 11 Months10/5/2017 1:40:25 PMThe trade deficit in the United States narrowed to USD 42.4 billion in August 2017 from a revised USD 43.6 billion in July and below market expectations of a USD 42.7 billion gap. Exports grew 0.4 percent to the highest level in more than 2-1/2 years while imports fell 0.1 percent.United StatesBalance Of TradeUSTBTOT/articles/10052017125721.htm
23177US Jobless Claims Fall to 260K10/5/2017 12:50:12 PM"Initial Jobless Claims in the United States decreased by 12 thousand to 260 thousand in the week ending September 30th. Economists had expected jobless claims to go down to 265 thousand. Still, the claims remained above 260K for the fifth consecutive week as Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria had disrupted the labor market in Florida, Georgia, Texas, Puerto Rico and Virgin islands."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/10052017123604.htm
23171US Services Sector Grows The Most in 12 Years10/4/2017 2:15:56 PM"The ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI index for the United States jumped to 59.8 in September of 2017 from 55.3 in August, beating market expectations of 55.5. It is the highest reading since August of 2005, mainly boosted by a rise in production and new orders, despite the impact on the supply chain from the hurricanes."United StatesNon Manufacturing PmiUNITEDSTANONMANPMI/articles/10042017140941.htm
23165US ISM Manufacturing PMI Highest Since 200410/2/2017 2:19:06 PM"The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing PMI in the US rose to 60.8 in September of 2017 from 58.8 in August, beating market expectations of 58. It is the highest reading since May of 2004, boosted by a rise in new orders, production and employment."United StatesBusiness ConfidenceNAPMPMI/articles/10022017140932.htm
23164US September Manufacturing PMI Revised Up to 53.110/2/2017 1:54:19 PM"The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit final US Manufacturing PMI came in at 53.1 in September 2017, up slightly from the flash reading of 53 and compared with 52.8 in August. Employment expanded at the fastest pace since December 2016 and production continued to rise while new order growth softened."United StatesManufacturing PmiUNITEDSTAMANPMI/articles/10022017135419.htm
23155US Consumer Sentiment Revised Down in September9/29/2017 2:21:56 PMThe University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States fell to 95.1 in September of 2017 from 96.8 in August. It was also lower than a preliminary reading of 95.3. Future expectations and current financial conditions of households declined mainly due to the impact of hurricanes.United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/articles/09292017142156.htm
23152US Personal Spending Inches Up in August9/29/2017 1:07:46 PM"Personal spending in the US edged up 0.1 percent month-over-month in August of 2017, following a 0.3 percent rise in July and in line with market expectations. Spending on durable goods declined 1.1 percent, reversing a 1.1 percent gain in July, as Hurricane Harvey impacted auto sales and mild temperatures dropped demand for utilities. Personal income increased 0.2 percent, also lower than a 0.3 percent gain in July but in line with forecasts. Hurricane Harvey weighed on the data although the BEA couldn't separately quantify the total impact."United StatesPersonal SpendingUNITEDSTAPERSPE/articles/09292017123802.htm
23140US GDP Growth Revised Higher to 3.1% in Q29/28/2017 12:58:08 PM"The US economy expanded an annualized 3.1 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, above a second estimate of 3 percent and beating market expectations of 3 percent. It is the strongest growth rate since the first three months of 2015, the final estimate from the BEA showed. Private inventory investment increased more than previously estimated, but the general picture of economic growth remains the same."United StatesGdp Growth RateGDP CQOQ/articles/09282017123445.htm
23142US Jobless Claims Rise to 272K9/28/2017 12:52:22 PM"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased by 12 thousand to 272 thousand in the week ended September 23rd, slightly above market expectations of 270 thousand. The previous week's level was revised up by 1 Thousand to 260 Thousand. The claims remained above 260K for the fourth consecutive week as Hurricanes Irma and Harvey had disrupted the labor market in Florida, Georgia and Texas."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/09282017124018.htm
23133US Durable Goods Orders Rise More than Expected9/27/2017 12:42:57 PM"New orders for US manufactured durable goods rose 1.7 percent month-over-month in August of 2017, following a 6.8 percent slump in July and beating market expectations of a 1 percent gain. Orders for transport equipment went up 4.9 percent, with those for motor vehicles and parts rising 1.5 percent and those for nondefense aircraft and parts jumping 44.8 percent, mainly due to a rise in Boeing aircraft orders. Non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, seen as a proxy for business spending plans increased 0.9 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.1 percent increase in the previous month."United StatesDurable Goods OrdersUNITEDSTADURGOOORD/articles/09272017124111.htm