Archive for September 2nd, 2010

Pending Home Sales Index Rose 5.2% In July

(For July 2010) Pending home sales index rose 5.2% in July vs. revised fall of 2.8% in June. Chart 1. Pending Home Sales Index

U.S. Factory Orders Rose 0.1% In July

(For July 2010) U.S. factory orders rose 0.1% in July. The consensus was at 0.3%, prior reading was at -1.2%. Factory shipments rose 1.1%, June reading was at -0.5%. Chart 1. U.S. Manufacturers New Orders & Shipments

Monster Employment Index Down Two Points In August

(For August 2010) Monster Employment Index fell to 136 in August; July reading was at 138. Charts 1. Monster Employment Index

U.S. Construction Spending Fell 1.0% In July; Absolute Level Lowest In 10 Years

(For July 2010) I forgot to post this yesterday. U.S. construction spending fell 1.0% MoM in July vs. -0.6% consensus and revised 0.8% fall in June. On year level we are at -10.7%. Lowest level in 10 years. Chart 1. U.S. Construction Spending

Initial Jobless Claims At 472.000; Down 6.000

(For The Week Ending August 27, 2010) Initial jobless claims were reported at 472.000. The consensus was at 475.000, last week revised (up 3.000) reading was at 478.000. Chart 1. U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

U.S. Petroleum Weekly – September 2, 2010

(For The Week Ending August 27) Crude oil stocks rose 3.4 million barrels for the week ending August 27; Gasoline stocks decreased 0.2 million barrels; Distillate stocks fell 0.7 million barrels; Propane/propylene stocks rose 1.5 million barrels; Other oils stocks were up 2.3 million barrels; Total crude oil and petroleum stocks were 4.0 million barrels […]

U.S. Motor Vehicle Sales For August At 11.46 Million SAAR

(For August 2010) U.S. total motor vehicle sales for August fell 0.48 million units to 11.46 million SAAR. Market share of domestic producers fell 1.8% to 75.6%. Chart 1. U.S. Motor Vehicle Sales Chart 2. U.S. Motor Vehicle Sales Domestic vs. Foreign Market Share


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