Challenger Job Cuts Archive

2008-06-04 US Economic Release

[Skip to the end] MBAVPRCH Index (Released 7:00 EST) MBAVREFI Index (Released 7:00 EST) Challenger Job Cuts YoY (Released 7:30 EST) Challenger Job Cuts by Region TABLE (Released 7:30 EST) Challenger Job Cuts by Industry TABLE (Released 7:30 EST) US Hiring by Industry (Released 7:30 EST) ADP Employment Change (Released 8:15 EST) ...Read More

2008-05-01 US Economic Releases

[Skip to the end] Challenger Job Cuts YoY (Released 7:30 EST) Personal Income (Released 8:30 EST) Personal Spending (Released 8:30 EST) PCE Deflator YoY (Released 8:30 EST) PCE Core MoM (Released 8:30 EST) PCE Core YoY (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) ISM Manufacturing ...Read More

2008-04-02 US Economic Releases

MBAVPRCH Index (Mar 28) Survey n/a Actual 356.0 Prior 403.7 Revised n/a Down this week, maybe a holiday issue. Looks looks like Q1 was in a lower range than Q4, but not all that bad. Also, mortgage bankers have less capacity than previously, and banks are said to be gaining market share. ...Read More

2008-03-05 US Economic Releases

MBA Mortgage Applications (Feb 29) Survey n/a Actual 3.0% Prior -19.2% Revised n/a Refi’s bouncing back some. MBAVPRCH Index (Feb 29) Survey n/a Actual 363.1 Prior 358.1 Revised n/a This seems to be drifting lower with time. Might be loss of market share to banks. MBAVREFI (Feb 29) Survey n/a Actual 2569.0 ...Read More

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. Factory Orders (Dec) Survey n/a Actual 441,566 Prior 431,489 Revised n/a Another strong number – no sign of recession here. ♥ ...Read More

2008-01-03 US Economic Releases

MBA Mortgage Applications (Dec 28) Survey n/a Actual -11/6% Prior -7.6% Revised n/a Last December number – purchase applications normally shoot back up in January. Challenger Job Cuts YoY (Dec) Survey n/a Actual -18.7% Prior -4.7% Revised n/a Graph looks OK. ADP Employment Change (Dec) Survey 33K Actual 40K Prior 189K Revised ...Read More

2007-12-05 US Economic Releases

  MBA Mortgage Applications (Nov 30) Survey n/a Actual 25.5% Prior -4.3% Revised -5.2% Mortgage banking purchase index is holding above 400 since April, and up nicely year over year. The ‘multiple application’ story is getting old. Challenger Job Cuts YoY (Nov) Survey n/a Actual -4.7% Prior -8.8% Revised n/a Modest improvement- ...Read More