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Economic Events this Week
1/27Mon10:00AM : Dec New Home Sales
1/27Mon10:30AM : Jan Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey
1/28Tue07:45AM : Weekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
1/28Tue08:30AM : Dec Durable Goods Orders
1/28Tue09:00AM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Day 1 of 2
1/28Tue09:00AM : Nov S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index
1/28Tue09:00AM : Weekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
1/28Tue10:00AM : Jan Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index
1/28Tue10:00AM : Jan Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey
1/29Wed07:00AM : Weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
1/29Wed09:00AM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Day 2 of 2
1/29Wed10:00AM : 2Q2019 Business Employment Dynamics
1/29Wed10:00AM : Dec Pending Home Sales Index
1/29Wed10:30AM : Weekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
1/29Wed02:00PM : Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Statement
1/29Wed02:30PM : Federal Open Market Committee Press Conference
1/30Thu08:30AM : 4Q2019 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Advance
1/30Thu08:30AM : Weekly Initial Jobless Claims
1/30Thu10:00AM : 4Q2019 Housing Vacancies/Ownership
1/31Fri08:30AM : Dec Personal Income
1/31Fri08:30AM : Dec Personal Spending
1/31Fri08:30AM : 4Q2019 Employment Cost Index (ECI)
1/31Fri09:45AM : Jan Chicago Purchasing Managers Index
1/31Fri10:00AM : Jan Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
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Consumer Confidence increased in January to 131.6

01/28/20 10:00AM - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in January, following a moderate increase in December. The Index now stands at 131.6 (1985=100), up from 128.2 (an upward revision) in December. The Present Situation Index – based on consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions – increased from 170.5 to 175.3. …more…

Richmond Fed's Current Activity Index rose from −5 to 20 in January

01/28/20 10:00AM - Fifth District manufacturing activity rebounded in January, according to the most recent survey from the Richmond Fed. The composite index rose from −5 in December to 20 in January, as all three components — shipments, new orders, and employment — increased. Local business conditions also improved as this index saw its largest increase …more…

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices Increased 0.2% in November 2019

01/28/20 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 November 2019 show that home prices continue to increase at a modest rate across the U.S.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 3.5% annual gain in November, up from 3.2% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 2.0%, up from 1.7% in the …more…

December New Orders for Durable Goods Increased 2.4%, Ex-Trans down 0.1%

01/28/20 08:30AM - New Orders
New orders for manufactured durable goods in December increased $5.7 billion or 2.4 percent to $245.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up two of the last three months, followed a 3.1 percent November decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 0.1 percent. Excluding defense, new …more…

Texas Fed Manufacturing Activity Accelerated in January

01/27/20 10:30AM - Growth in Texas factory activity accelerated in January, according to business executives responding to the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, rose seven points to 10.5, suggesting stronger output growth than …more…