Economic Releases Archive

Unemployment Claims

Unemployment claims had been historically low for quite a while because they had been made harder to get: The EPI survey estimated between 8.9 million and 13.9 million more Americans would have filed for claims over the past five weeks had the process been easier. “These findings on the millions of frustrated ...Read More

Philly Fed

More of same, won’t bore you with the rest: ...Read More

Rails, oil

The stats continue to be all like this, or worse, so I won’t bore you with them: Like most other indicators, oil investment had been decelerating well before the virus hit: ...Read More

Various charts

I haven’t been posting because all the charts look pretty much like this: h ...Read More

Weekly jobless claims, Virus charts

Big spike up: New daily global confirmed cases growing: US cases growing rapidly and soon to surpass Italy and China to take the lead globally: ...Read More

Rig count, US Services, UK services, Euro zone services

Oil capex collapsing: Service sectors collapsing: ...Read More

Philly Fed, Claims, Hotels, Restaurants, Lending, Germany

All going to heck, no explanations necessary: ...Read More

NY manufacturing, China Industrial production, Restaurant traffic, Stocks

Here we go, and lots more of same to come. This is for March: Through Feb: ...Read More

Hotel occupancy, Consumer sentiment, Export and import prices, Rig count

Effects of virus starting to hit US economy: As expected, the lower price of oil will cut capital expenditures and eventually output: ...Read More

Lending, Weather adjusted employment, Japan

The mini spike in real estate lending from the drop in rates is already fading: The Japanese economy shrank 7.1 percent on an annualized basis in the fourth quarter of 2019, worse than an initial estimate of a 6.6 percent contraction and following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent growth in the previous ...Read More