Archive for August 6th, 2010

ECRI Weekly Leading Index Down 10.3%

ECRI Weekly Leading Index for week ending July 30 was reported down 10.3%. Prior reading was at -10.7%. So, that’s probably it for this time… Chart 1. ECRI Weekly Leading Index

July Nonfarm Payrolls Reported At -131.000 / Unemployment Rate At 9.5%

Nonfarm payrolls fell 131.000 in July. The consensus was at -65.000, revised reading for June was a decrease of 221.000. The unemployment was reported at 9.5% vs prior reading of 9.5% and consensus of 9.6%. Average weekly hours worked for private employees rose 0.2% to 34.2. Chart 1. Nonfarm Payrolls & Unemployment Rate Chart 2. […]


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