GDP Archive

2008-06-23 Valance Weekly Economic Graph Packet

[Skip to the end] Real GDP Can you find the recession? Year over year will be reasonable until last year’s large Q3 number drops out without similar sized q3 this year.     Capacity Utilization, ISM Manufacturing Down but not out as GDP muddles through.     Philly Fed Index, Chicago PMI, ISM Non-Manufacturing, ...Read More

Bloomberg: US First Quarter Advance GDP: Statistical Summary

[Skip to the end] U.S. First Quarter Advance GDP: Statistical Summary (Table) by Kristy Scheuble (Bloomberg) Following is a summary of Gross Domestic Product from the Commerce Department.   1Q 4Q 3Q 2Q 1Q 4Q 3Q   2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 Annualized Quarterly Change Real GDP 0.6% 0.6% 4.9% ...Read More

Updated January 31 month end report

Please excuse the mix of Bloomberg and Valance graphs. Comments welcome. Went blurry eyed trying to organize it all. Markets reacted strongly to Friday’s -17,000 non-farm payroll number. Several sources called it the first negative payroll number in 4 years. How quickly they forget the first negative number was the initial August ...Read More

Friday mid day

Food, crude, metals up, dollar down, inflation up all over the world, well beyond CB ‘comfort levels.’ Nov new home sales continue weak, though there are probably fewer ‘desirable’ new homes priced to sell, and with starts are down the new supply will continue to be low for a while. The December ...Read More