2008-01-02 US Economic Releases

RPX Composite 28dy Index (Oct)

Survey n/a
Actual 258.86
Prior 259.22
Revised n/a

2008-01-02 RPX Composite 28dy Index

RPX Composite 28dy Index YoY (Oct)

Survey n/a
Actual -3.4295
Prior -2.4848
Revised n/a

Metropolitan housing prices remain very weak.

2008-01-02 ISM Manufacturing

ISM Manufacturing (Dec)

Survey 50.5
Actual 47.7
Prior 50.8
Revised n/a

On the weak side – mainly new orders.

Employment ok.

2008-01-02 ISM Prices Paid

ISM Prices Paid (Dec)

Survey 65.0
Actual 68.0
Prior 67.5
Revised n/a

No weakness here!

2008-01-02 Construction Spending MoM

Construction Spending MoM (Nov)

Survey -0.4%
Actual 0.1%
Prior -0.8%
Revised -0.4%

Stronger than expected; may have bottomed.

2008-01-02 ABC Consumer Confidence

ABC Consumer Confidence (Dec 30)

Survey n/a
Actual -20
Prior -23
Revised n/a

Moderately less negative.