Nonfarm Productivity Archive

productivity up 9.5%

[Skip to the end] Lower labor costs for the same sales (top lines were relatively flat) mean revenue is being shifted from compensation to profits, which carry a much lower propensity to consume than wages. This reduces aggregate demand, which is a good thing, as it means, for example, we can cut ...Read More

2009-05-07 USER

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX ...Read More

2009-02-05 USER

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX ...Read More

2008-11-06 USER

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Initial Jobless Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Continuing Claims (Released 8:30 EST) Jobless Claims ALLX ...Read More

2008-09-04 USER

[Skip to the end] Karim writes: Initial claims jump 16k to 445k (4wk avg 439k from 444k) Continuing claims rise 15k to 3435k (4wk avg 3400k from 3367k) A correction from the impact of the extended benefits program would have seen initial claims drop to the 400-425k range (as was expected) This ...Read More

2008-08-08 US Economic Releases

[Skip to the end] Nonfarm Productivity QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 1 (Released 8:30 EST) Nonfarm Productivity TABLE 2 (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs QoQ (Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs ALLX (Released 8:30 EST) Wholesale Inventories MoM (Released 10:00 EST) Wholesale Inventories YoY (Released 10:00 EST) Wholesale Inventories ...Read More

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

2008-05-07 US Economic Releases

[Skip to the end] MBAVPRCH Index (Released 7:00 EST) MBAVREFI Index (Released 7:00 EST) Nonfarm Productivity Released 8:30 EST) Unit Labor Costs (Released 8:30 EST) Pending Home Sales MoM (Released 10:00 EST) Consumer Credit (Released 15:00 EST) MBAVPRCH Index (May 2) Survey n/a Actual 381.3 Prior 340.1 Revised n/a Seems to have ...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

2008-02-06 US Economic Releases

Mortgage Bankers Association Purchase Index SA (Feb 1) Survey n/a Actual 405.3 Prior 362.0 Revised n/a Wild January, even considering all year ends are volatile for this series – now back over 400, roughly the 2006 average. Will take a few more weeks to see where it’s been and where it may ...Read More