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Schedule for Week of January 27th

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Schedule for Week of January 27th

Special Note on Government Opening: Now that the Government is open, the data releases that were postponed will be released soon. The BEA and Census will probably provide an updated schedule early next week. Some releases on the weekly schedule below will probably be delayed (like Q4 GDP). The key reports scheduled for this...
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Schedule for Week of January 13th

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Schedule for Week of January 13th

Special Note on Government Shutdown: If the Government shutdown continues, then some additional releases will be delayed. For example, this coming week, the retail sales and housing starts reports will not be released if the government remains shutdown.  (see bottom for key releases already delayed). The key reports this week are December housing starts...
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The Impact of the Government Shutdown on the January Employment Report

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The Impact of the Government Shutdown on the January Employment Report

If the government shutdown continues through this coming week, then the unemployment rate in the January report will be negatively impacted. This is a key week since it is the reference week for the BLS report (contains the 12th of the month). If the shutdown continues through next weekend, Federal employees who are on...
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January 2018: Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 101 Institutions

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January 2018: Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 101 Institutions

Note: Surferdude808 compiles an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources. Here is the unofficial problem bank list for January 2018. Here are the monthly changes and a few comments from surferdude808: Update on the Unofficial Problem Bank List for January 2018. The list had a net decline of two insured...
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Chemical Activity Barometer Increased in January

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Chemical Activity Barometer Increased in January

Note: This appears to be a leading indicator for industrial production. From the American Chemistry Council: Business, Economic Activity Show No Signs of Winter Freeze as 2018 Gets off to Robust Start The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), expanded 0.5 percent in January on...
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Schedule for Week of January 7, 2018

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Schedule for Week of January 7, 2018

The key economic reports this week are December retail sales and the Consumer Price Index (CPI). —– Monday, Jan 8th —–3:00 PM: Consumer Credit from the Federal Reserve. The consensus is for consumer credit to increase .0 billion in November. —– Tuesday, Jan 2nd —–6:00 AM ET: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for December....
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Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January

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Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January

From housing economist Tom Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January Based on publicly-available state and/or local realtor/MLS reports released through today, I project that US existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.60 million, up 2.0% from December’s preliminary...
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Las Vegas Real Estate in January: Sales up 13.9% YoY, Inventory down Sharply

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Las Vegas Real Estate in January: Sales up 13.9% YoY, Inventory down Sharply

This is a key distressed market to follow since Las Vegas has seen the largest price decline of any of the Case-Shiller composite 20 cities. The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported Southern Nevada Home Prices Rise to Start 2017, GLVAR Housing Statistics for January 2017 The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS®...
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ADP: Private Employment increased 246,000 in January

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ADP: Private Employment increased 246,000 in January

From ADP: Private sector employment increased by 246,000 jobs from December 2016 to January 2017 according to the January ADP National Employment Report®. … The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.…“The U.S. labor market is hitting on...
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DOT: Vehicle Miles Driven increased 2.0% year-over-year in January

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DOT: Vehicle Miles Driven increased 2.0% year-over-year in January

The Department of Transportation (DOT) reported today: Travel on all roads and streets changed by 2.0% (4.8 billion vehicle miles) for January 2016 as compared with January 2015. Travel for the month is estimated to be 240.7 billion vehicle miles. The seasonally adjusted vehicle miles traveled for January 2016 is 264.3 billion miles, a...
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