2008-02-04 US Economic Releases


Challenger Job Cuts Total (Jan)

Survey n/a
Actual 74,986
Prior 44,416
Revised n/a

A volatile number that has been showing low levels of layoffs and not given much weight either way.

2008-02-04 Factory Orders Total

Factory Orders (Dec)

Survey n/a
Actual 441,566
Prior 431,489
Revised n/a

Another strong number – no sign of recession here.