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27325US Consumer Sentiment Lowest since Trump was Elected1/18/2019 3:07:10 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the US fell to 90.7 in January of 2019 from 98.3 in December, well below market expectations of 97. It is the lowest reading since October of 2016. The decline was primarily focused on prospects for the domestic economy, with the year-ahead outlook for the national economy judged the worst since mid 2014."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/united-states/consumer-confidence
27324US Industrial Production Rises More than Expected1/18/2019 2:37:53 PM"US industrial output rose 0.3 percent from a month earlier in December 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.4 percent growth in November and beating market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. Manufacturing production increased by the most in 10 months and mining activity continued to rise while utilities output contracted sharply."United StatesIndustrial Production MomUNITEDSTAINDPROMOM/united-states/industrial-production-mom
27321US Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall 2nd Week1/17/2019 3:04:01 PM"The number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits decreased by 3 thousand to 213 thousand in the week ending January 12 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 216 thousand. It was the second straight week of declines, bringing initial claims to the lowest level since the week ending December 8. It compares with market expectations of 220 thousand."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/united-states/jobless-claims
27297US Inflation Rate Lowest in 16 Months1/11/2019 2:08:33 PM"Annual inflation rate in the United States fell to 1.9 percent in December of 2018 from 2.2 percent in November, matching market expectations. It is the lowest inflation rate since August of 2017, mainly due to a decline in gasoline cost. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent after a flat reading in the previous month and also in line with forecasts. It is the first monthly decrease in consumer prices in nine months, due to a 7.5 percent slump in gasoline prices."United StatesInflation RateCPI YOY/united-states/inflation-cpi
27293US Jobless Claims Fall More than Expected1/10/2019 1:53:38 PMThe number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits decreased by 17 thousand to 216 thousand in the week ending January 5 from the previous week’s revised level of 233 thousand and below market expectations of 225 thousand.United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/01102019133346.htm
27287Fed Cautious on Future Rate Hikes1/9/2019 7:31:11 PM"Federal Reserve officials revised down their assessments of the appropriate path for monetary policy amid growing concerns about volatility in financial markets, trade tensions and uncertain global growth, minutes from the last FOMC meeting showed. Policymakers also noted that the central bank could afford to be patient about further policy firming as inflation remains muted."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/united-states/interest-rate
27273US Services Growth Below Forecasts: ISM1/7/2019 3:51:00 PM"The ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI index for the United States fell to 57.6 in December of 2018 from 60.7 in November and below market expectations of 59. The reading pointed to the weakest expansion in the services sector in five months, amid a slowdown in business activity, employment, inventories and supplier deliveries."United StatesNon Manufacturing PmiUNITEDSTANONMANPMI/united-states/non-manufacturing-pmi
27270US Nonfarm Payrolls Rise the Most in 10 Months1/4/2019 1:57:50 PM"Nonfarm payrolls in the US increased by 312 thousand in December 2018, following an upwardly revised 176 thousand rise in November and easily beating below market expectations of 177 thousand. Job gains occurred in health care, food services and drinking places, construction, manufacturing, and retail trade. The December jobs gain pushed total US employment above 150 million jobs for the first time."United StatesNon Farm PayrollsNFP TCH/united-states/non-farm-payrolls
27269US Jobless Rate Rises to 3.9% in December1/4/2019 1:52:37 PM"The US unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent in December 2018 from a 49-year low of 3.7 percent in the previous month, and above market expectations of 3.7 percent. It was the highest jobless rate since July, as the number of unemployed persons increased by 276 thousand to 6.3 million and employment advanced by 142 thousand to 156.9 million."United StatesUnemployment RateUSURTOT/united-states/unemployment-rate
27261US Factory Activity Growth Slows to 2-Year Low: ISM1/3/2019 3:20:50 PM"The ISM Manufacturing PMI in the US fell to 54.1 in December, the weakest since November 2016, from 59.3 in November and missing market expectations of 57.9. It was the largest monthly drop since October 2008 as growth in new orders, production and employment slowed sharply."United StatesBusiness ConfidenceNAPMPMI/united-states/business-confidence
27260US Jobless Claims Rise More than Expected1/3/2019 1:42:55 PMThe number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits increased by 10 thousand to 231 thousand in the week ending December 30 from the previous week’s revised level of 221 thousand and above market expectations of 220 thousand.United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/01032019133345.htm
27257US Manufacturing PMI Revised Lower to 15-Month Low: Markit1/2/2019 3:09:53 PM"The IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI came in at 53.8 in December 2018, little-changed from a preliminary estimate of 53.9 and below November's final 55.3. The latest reading pointed to the weakest pace of expansion in the manufacturing sector since September 2017."United StatesManufacturing PmiUNITEDSTAMANPMI/united-states/manufacturing-pmi
27243US Jobless Claims Fall in Latest Week12/27/2018 1:47:46 PMThe number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits decreased by 1 thousand to 216 thousand in the week ending December 22 from the previous week’s revised level of 217 thousand. It compares with market expectations of 217 thousand.United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/12272018133349.htm
27237US Personal Spending Rises More than Expected12/21/2018 3:31:03 PM"Personal spending in the United States increased 0.4 percent from a month earlier in November 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.8 percent gain in October and above market expectations of a 0.3 percent rise."United StatesPersonal SpendingUNITEDSTAPERSPE/united-states/personal-spending
27238US Consumer Sentiment Revised Higher12/21/2018 3:10:49 PM"The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the US was revised higher to 98.3 in December of 2018 from a preliminary of 97.5 and 97.5 in November, final estimates showed. The Sentiment Index averaged 98.4 in 2018, the best year since 107.6 in 2000."United StatesConsumer ConfidenceCONCCONF/articles/12212018151049.htm
27235US GDP Growth Revised Down to 3.4% in Q312/21/2018 2:18:12 PM"The US economy advanced an annualized 3.4 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2018, slightly below earlier estimates of a 3.5 percent growth, final figures showed. It follows a 4.2 percent expansion in the previous period which was the highest since the third quarter of 2014. Personal spending was revised slightly lower and net trade dragged down more on growth than initially estimated while inventory accumulation was higher than expected."United StatesGdp Growth RateGDP CQOQ/united-states/gdp-growth
27236US Durable Goods Orders Rebound Weaker than Expected12/21/2018 1:45:38 PM"New orders for US manufactured durable goods surged 0.8 percent from a month earlier in November 2018, following a downwardly revised 4.3 percent plunge in October and missing market expectations of a 1.6 percent advance. Transportation equipment drove the increase."United StatesDurable Goods OrdersUNITEDSTADURGOOORD/united-states/durable-goods-orders
27229US Jobless Claims Rise Less than Expected12/20/2018 1:49:46 PM"The number of Americans filling for unemployment benefits increased by 8 thousand to 214 thousand in the week ending December 15 from the previous week's unrevised level of 206 thousand, which was the biggest decline in near 49 years. It compares with market expectations of a 10 thousand gain to 216 thousand."United StatesInitial Jobless ClaimsIJCUSA/articles/12202018133349.htm
27219"Fed Raises Rates, Signals Fewer Hikes in 2019"12/19/2018 7:25:24 PMThe Federal Reserve raised the target range for the federal funds rate by 25bps to 2.25-2.5 percent during its December meeting and lowered forecasts for interest rate hikes in 2019 amid recent volatility in financial markets and slowing global growth. It is the fourth hike this year on the back of solid economic growth and strong labor market and despite heavy criticism from President Donald Trump.United StatesInterest RateFDTR/articles/12192018190626.htm
27212US Housing Starts Beat Forecasts12/18/2018 1:56:22 PM"Housing starts in the United States jumped 3.2 percent from a month earlier to an annualized rate of 1,256 thousand in November of 2018, beating market forecasts of a 0.2 percent drop. Starts went up in the Northeast and the South but slumped in the Midwest and the West. The multi-family segment soared while single-family homebuilding reached the lowest level since May 2017."United StatesHousing StartsUNITEDSTAHOUSTA/united-states/housing-starts