Recent Economic Reports

Below you'll find a list of recent economic reports. The federal government, large universities and other organizations regularly publish reports showing the status of a specific measure of economic activity, such as durable good sales, unemployment and retail sales. By comparing the results of an economic report to the previous release of that report, investors can identify general economic trends.

See Also: Upcoming Economic Reports

DateReport TitlePeriodActualExpectedPrevious
6/28/2017Pending Home SalesMay-0.8%0.5%-1.7%
6/28/2017Adv. International Trade in GoodsMay-$65.9 Billion--$67.1 Billion
6/28/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index06/24-6.2%-0.6%
6/27/2017S&P Case-Shiller Home Price IndexApril5.7%5.9%5.9%
6/26/2017Durable OrdersMay-1.1%-1.0%-0.9%
6/22/2017Leading IndicatorsMay0.3%0.2%0.2%
6/22/2017FHFA Housing Price IndexApril0.7%-0.7%
6/22/2017Initial Claims06/17241000238000238000
6/21/2017Existing Home SalesMay5.62 Million5.48 Million5.56 Million
6/21/2017MBA Mortgage Purchase Index06/170.6%-2.8%
6/15/2017Natural Gas Inventories06/1078 bcf-106 bcf
6/15/2017NAHB Housing Market IndexJune677069
6/15/2017Industrial ProductionMay0.0%-0.1%1.1%
6/15/2017Empire ManufacturingJune19.84.0-1.0
6/15/2017Continuing Claims06/031935000-1929000
6/15/2017Initial Claims06/10237000238000245000
6/14/2017Crude Inventories06/10-1.66 Million-3.295 Million
6/14/2017Business InventoriesApril-0.2%-0.2%0.2%
6/14/2017Core CPIMay0.1%0.2%0.1%
6/14/2017CPIMay-0.1%-0.1%0.2%
6/14/2017Retail Sales ex-autoMay-0.3%0.2%0.4%
6/14/2017Retail SalesMay-0.3%0.0%0.4%
6/14/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index06/102.8%-7.1%
6/13/2017PPIMay0.0%-0.1%0.5%
6/7/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index06/037.1%--3.4%
6/5/2017Unit Labor Costs - Rev.Q12.2%2.5%3.0%
6/5/2017Productivity-Rev.Q10.0%-0.3%-0.6%
6/2/2017Average WorkweekMay34.434.434.4
6/2/2017Unemployment RateMay4.3%4.4%4.4%
6/2/2017Avg. Hourly EarningsMay0.2%0.2%0.2%
6/2/2017Nonfarm Private PayrollsMay147000210000173000
6/2/2017Nonfarm PayrollsMay138000215000174000
5/18/2017Philadelphia FedMay38.819.522.0
5/18/2017Continuing Claims05/061898000-1920000
5/18/2017Initial Claims05/13232000238000236000
5/17/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index05/13-4.1%-2.4%
5/11/2017Continuing Claims04/301918000-1979000
5/11/2017Initial Claims05/06236000245000238000
5/11/2017Core PPIApril0.4%0.2%0.0%
5/11/2017PPIApril0.5%0.2%-0.1%
5/4/2017Unit Labor CostsQ13.0%2.6%1.3%
5/4/2017Productivity-PrelQ1-0.6%0.1%1.8%
5/4/2017Continuing Claims04/221964000-1987000
5/4/2017Initial Claims04/29238000250000257000
5/4/2017Trade BalanceMarch-$43.7 Billion-$44.5 Billion-$43.8 Billion
5/4/2017Challenger Job CutsApril-42.9%--2.0%
4/19/2017Crude Inventories04/15-1.03 Million--2.17 Million
4/19/2017MBA Mortgage Index04/15-1.8%-+1.5%
4/18/2017Industrial ProductionMarch0.5%0.5%0.1%
4/18/2017Building PermitsMarch126000012550001216000
4/18/2017Housing StartsMarch121500012700001303000
4/17/2017NAHB Housing Market IndexApril687071
4/17/2017Empire ManufacturingApril5.214.816.4
4/14/2017Core CPIMarch-0.1%0.2%0.2%
4/14/2017CPIMarch-0.3%0.0%0.1%
4/14/2017Retail Sales ex-autoMarch0.0%0.2%0.0%
4/14/2017Retail SalesMarch-0.2%0.0%-0.3%
4/12/2017Crude Inventories04/08-2.17 Million-+1.57 Million
4/12/2017Import Prices ex-oilMarch0.2%-0.4%
4/12/2017Export Prices ex-ag.March0.2%-0.3%
4/12/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index04/08+1.5%--1.6%
4/7/2017Wholesale InventoriesFebruary0.4%0.5%-0.2%
4/7/2017Average WorkweekMarch34.334.434.3
4/7/2017Avg. Hourly EarningsMarch0.2%0.3%0.3%
4/7/2017Unemployment RateMarch4.5%4.7%4.7%
4/7/2017Nonfarm Private PayrollsMarch89000210000221000
4/7/2017Nonfarm PayrollsMarch98000215000219000
4/6/2017Continuing Claims3/252028000-2052000
4/6/2017Initial Claims04/01234000259000259000
4/6/2017Challenger Job CutsMarch-2.0%--40.0%
4/5/2017Crude Inventories04/01+1.57 Million-+0.87 Million
4/5/2017ISM ServicesMarch55.257.557.6
4/5/2017ADP Employment ChangeMarch263000160000245000
4/5/2017MBA Mortgage Index04/01-1.6%--0.8%
4/4/2017Trade BalanceFebruary-$43.6 Billion-$44.5 Billion-$48.2 Billion
4/3/2017Construction SpendingFebruary0.8%1.0%-0.4%
4/3/2017ISM IndexMarch57.256.557.7
3/29/2017Pending Home SalesFebruary5.5%2.4%-2.8%
3/29/2017Crude Inventories03/25+0.87 MillionN/A+5.0 Million
3/29/2017MBA Mortgage Index03/25-0.8%N/A-2.7%
3/28/2017Consumer ConfidenceMarch125.6113.3116.1
3/28/2017Adv. International Trade in GoodsFebruary-$64.8 Billion-$66.1 Billion-$68.8 Billion
3/28/2017Adv. Wholesale InventoriesFebruary0.4%0.2%-0.2%
3/28/2017S&P Case-Shiller Home Price IndexJanuary5.7%5.6%5.5%
3/24/2017Durable OrdersFebruary1.7%1.3%2.3%
3/24/2017Durable Goods -ex transportationFebruary0.4%0.7%0.2%
3/23/2017Initial Claims03/18258000239000243000
3/23/2017Continuing Claims03/112000000N/A2039000
3/23/2017New Home SalesFebruary592000560000558000
3/23/2017Natural Gas Inventories03/18-150 bcfN/A-53 bcf
3/22/2017FHFA Housing Price IndexJanuary0.0%N/A0.4%
3/22/2017Existing Home SalesFebruary5.48 Million5.54 Million5.69 Million
3/22/2017Crude Inventories03/18+5.0 MillionN/A-0.2 Million
3/22/2017MBA Mortgage Index03/18-2.7%N/A3.1%
3/21/2017Current Account BalanceQ4-$112.4 Billion-$128.2 Billion-$116.0 Billion
3/17/2017Industrial ProductionFebruary0.0%0.2%-0.1%
3/17/2017Capacity UtilizationFebruary75.4%75.4%75.5%
3/17/2017Mich SentimentMarch97.696.896.3
3/17/2017Leading IndicatorsFebruary0.6%0.5%0.6%
3/16/2017Housing StartsFebruary128800012600001251000