24951US Consumer Sentiment Highest in 14 Years3/16/2018 3:56:09 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the US jumped to 102 in March from 99.7 in February, beating expectations of 99.3. It is the strongest reading since January 2004 as the assessment of current economic conditions reached a record high."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/united-states/consumer-confidence
24950US Industrial Output Rises More than Expected3/16/2018 1:26:43 PM"US industrial production increased by 1.1 percent month-over-month in February 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent drop in January and easily beating market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Manufacturing production increased the most since October and mining output rebounded sharply, while utilities shrank."United StatesIndustrial Production MomUNITEDSTAINDPROMOM/united-states/industrial-production-mom
24949US Housing Starts Drop in February3/16/2018 12:54:19 PM"Housing starts in the US fell 7 percent month-over-month to an annualized rate of 1,236 thousand in February of 2018, following an upwardly revised 10.1 percent jump in January. It compares with market expectations of a 1,290 thousand rate. Construction of multi-family housing units was the lowest in five months while single-family projects rose for the second month."United StatesHousing StartsUNITEDSTAHOUSTA/united-states/housing-starts
24945US Jobless Claims Fall to 226K as Expected3/15/2018 12:57:29 PM"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits went down to 226 thousand in the week ended March 10 2018 from a downwardly revised 230 thousand in the previous week, matching market expectations."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/united-states/jobless-claims
24934"US Retail Sales Fall for 3rd Straight Month on Autos, Fuel"3/14/2018 1:21:04 PM"US retail trade fell unexpectedly by 0.1 percent month-over-month in February 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.1 drop in January and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain."United StatesRetail Sales MomRSTAMOM/united-states/retail-sales
24924US Inflation Rate Edges Up to 2.2%3/13/2018 1:26:08 PM"Consumer prices in the United States increased 2.2 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, slightly above 2.1 percent in January and in line with market expectations. The monthly rate eased to 0.2 percent from 0.5 percent, also matching forecasts."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
24922US February Budget Gap Highest since 20123/12/2018 6:16:04 PM"The US government budget deficit widened to USD 215 billion in February of 2018 from USD 192 billion in the same month of the previous year, compared to market expectations of USD 216 billion. It is the biggest gap for a February month since 2012 as receipts declined 9.4 percent year-on-year to USD 155.6 billion while outlays increased 1.9 percent to USD 370.9 billion."United StatesGovernment Budget ValueUNITEDSTAGOVBUDVAL/united-states/government-budget-value
24917US February Jobless Rate Unchanged at 17-Year Low3/9/2018 1:37:45 PM"The US unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in February 2018, unchanged from the previous month's 17-year low and slightly above market expectations of 4 percent. The number of unemployed increased by 22 thousand to 6.71 million."United StatesUnemployment RateUSURTOT/united-states/unemployment-rate
24916US Economy Adds the Most Jobs Since July 20163/9/2018 1:35:01 PM"Non farm payrolls in the United States increased by 313 thousand in February of 2018, following an upwardly revised 239 thousand in January and beating market expectations of 200 thousand. It is the highest increase in payrolls since July of 2016. Employment rose in construction, retail trade, professional and business services, manufacturing, financial activities, and mining."United StatesNon Farm PayrollsNFP TCH/united-states/non-farm-payrolls
24908US Jobless Claims Rise More than Expected3/8/2018 1:41:16 PMThe number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits went up to 231 thousand in the week ended March 3rd 2018 from 210 thousand in the previous week which was the lowest since December of 1969. It compares with market expectations of 220 thousand.United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/03082018133408.htm
24899US Posts Largest Trade Deficit in Over 9 Years3/7/2018 2:22:20 PMThe US trade deficit widened sharply to USD 56.6 billion in January 2018 from a revised USD 53.9 billion in the previous month and above market expectations of USD 55.1 billion. It was the biggest trade gap since October 2008.United StatesBalance Of TradeUSTBTOT/united-states/balance-of-trade
24885US Services Growth Slows Less than Expected3/5/2018 3:13:10 PM"The ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI index for the United States edged down to 59.5 in February of 2018 from an over 12-year high of 59.9 in January, beating market forecasts of 59. A slowdown was seen in employment while production and new orders rose faster; price pressures eased; and the outlook for business conditions and the economy remained positive."United StatesNon Manufacturing PmiUNITEDSTANONMANPMI/united-states/non-manufacturing-pmi
24881US Consumer Sentiment Revised Slightly Down3/2/2018 3:12:13 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States was revised down to 99.7 in February of 2018 from an initial estimate of 99.9. Still, it was higher than 95.7 in January and market expectations of 99.5. It is the second strongest reading since 2004, with consumers basing their optimism on favorable assessments of jobs, wages, and higher after-tax pay."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/articles/03022018151027.htm
24875US Factory Growth Highest Since 2004: ISM3/1/2018 3:15:08 PM"The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing PMI in the US jumped to 60.8 in February from 59.1 in January, beating market expectations of 58.7. The reading pointed to the highest expansion in manufacturing since May of 2004 amid stronger business conditions and faster job creation. In contrast, new orders and production eased despite maintaining high levels of expansion."United StatesBusiness ConfidenceNAPMPMI/united-states/business-confidence
24874US Manufacturing PMI Revised Down in February: Markit3/1/2018 2:54:29 PM"The IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI fell to 55.3 in February of 2018 from 55.5 in January and lower than 55.9 in the preliminary estimate. Although the reading pointed to a slower expansion in factory activity and below January’s 34-month high, the overall improvement in operating conditions across the manufacturing sector was one of the strongest recorded since late-2014."United StatesManufacturing PmiUNITEDSTAMANPMI/united-states/manufacturing-pmi
24872US Jobless Claims Lowest Since 19693/1/2018 2:29:36 PM"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell by 10 thousand to 210 thousand in the week ended February 24th 2018, compared to a downwardly revised 220 thousand in the previous week. The figure surprised markets who expected a rise in claims to 226 thousand. It was the lowest level since December of 1969 when it was 202 thousand."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/03012018133646.htm
24871US Personal Spending Rises the Least in 5 Months3/1/2018 1:58:37 PM"Personal consumption expenditures in the US increased 0.2 percent month-over-month in January of 2018, following a 0.4 percent rise in December, matching market expectations. It is the lowest gain in household consumption in five months as spending on durables contracted and consumption of services eased."United StatesPersonal SpendingUNITEDSTAPERSPE/united-states/personal-spending
24862US GDP Growth Revised Slightly Down to 2.5%2/28/2018 2:09:09 PM"The US economy advanced an annualized 2.5 percent on quarter in the last three months of 2017, below an advance reading of 2.6 percent and 3.2 percent in the previous period. Figures came in line with market expectations. Imports rose more than exports and at the fastest pace since Q3 2010, bringing the net trade contribution to negative. Also, private inventory investment fell more than initially expected. On the other hand, personal spending remained robust and fixed investment growth was revised higher."United StatesGdp Growth RateGDP CQOQ/united-states/gdp-growth
24847Fed Remains On Course For More Rate Hikes2/27/2018 2:14:38 PM"The Federal Reserve remains on course for more interest rate hikes despite the stimulus of tax cuts and government spending and market volatility, New Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said in a prepared remarks released early by the House Financial Service committee. The job market remains robust, consumer spending is solid and wage growth is accelerating, the chairman emphasized."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/united-states/interest-rate
24845US Durable Goods Orders Fall the Most in 6 Months2/27/2018 1:36:49 PM"New orders for US manufactured durable goods slumped 3.7 percent month-over-month in January of 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent rise in December and much worse than market expectations of a 2 percent drop. It is the biggest decline in six months, mainly due to a 10 percent plunge in orders for transport equipment. Orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a proxy for business spending plans, dropped 0.2 percent after declining 0.6 percent in December."United StatesDurable Goods OrdersUNITEDSTADURGOOORD/united-states/durable-goods-orders