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
1/17/2017Empire ManufacturingJanuary6.58.39.0
1/13/2017PPIDecember0.3%0.3%0.4%
1/13/2017Core PPIDecember0.2%0.1%0.4%
1/13/2017Retail SalesDecember0.6%0.7%0.2%
1/13/2017Retail Sales ex-autoDecember0.2%0.6%0.3%
1/13/2017Business InventoriesNovember0.7%0.6%-0.1%
1/13/2017Mich Sentiment - PrelimJanuary98.198.598.2
1/12/2017Export Prices ex-ag.December0.4%N/A-0.1%
1/12/2017Import Prices ex-oilDecember-0.2%N/A-0.1%
1/12/2017Initial Claims01/07247000255000237000
1/12/2017Continuing Claims12/312087000N/A2116000
1/12/2017Natural Gas Inventories01/07-151 bcfN/A-49 bcf
1/12/2017Treasury BudgetDecember-$27.5 BillionN/A-$14.4 Billion
1/11/2017Crude Inventories01/06+4.100 MillionN/A-7.100 Million
1/11/2017MBA Mortgage Index01/065.8%N/A0.1%
1/10/2017Wholesale InventoriesNovember1.0%0.9%-0.1%
1/10/2017JOLTS - Job OpeningsNovember5.522 MillionN/A5.451 Million
1/9/2017Consumer CreditNovember$24.6 Billion$18.0 Billion$16.2 Billion
1/6/2017Nonfarm PayrollsDecember156000175000204000
1/6/2017Nonfarm Private PayrollsDecember144000170000198000
1/6/2017Unemployment RateDecember4.7%4.7%4.6%
1/6/2017Hourly EarningsDecember0.4%0.3%-0.1%
1/6/2017Average WorkweekDecember34.334.434.3
1/6/2017Trade BalanceNovember-$45.2 Billion-$42.2 Billion-$42.4 Billion
1/6/2017Factory OrdersNovember-2.4%-2.1%2.8%
1/5/2017Challenger Job CutsDecember42.4%N/A-13.0%
1/5/2017ADP Employment ChangeDecember153000170000215000
1/5/2017Initial Claims12/31235000265000263000
1/5/2017Continuing Claims12/242112000N/A2096000
1/5/2017ISM ServicesDecember57.256.657.2
1/5/2017Natural Gas Inventories12/31-49 bcfN/A-237 bcf
1/5/2017Crude Inventories12/30-7.100 MillionN/A0.600 Million
1/4/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index12/310.1%N/A2.5%
1/4/2017Auto SalesDecember5.30 MillionN/A5.21 Million
1/4/2017Truck SalesDecember9.25 MillionN/A8.92 Million
1/3/2017Construction SpendingNovember0.9%0.5%0.6%
1/3/2017ISM IndexDecember54.753.653.2
12/30/2016Chicago PMIDecember54.655.257.6
12/29/2016Initial Claims12/24265000263000275000
12/29/2016Continuing Claims12/172102000N/A2039000
12/29/2016Natural Gas Inventories12/23-237 bcfN/A-209 bcf
12/29/2016International Trade in GoodsNovember-$65.3 BillionN/A-$61.9 Billion
12/29/2016Crude Inventories12/230.600 MillionN/A2.256 Million
12/28/2016Pending Home SalesNovember-2.5%N/A0.1%
12/27/2016Case-Shiller 20-city IndexOctober5.1%N/A5.0%
12/27/2016Consumer ConfidenceDecember113.7109.8109.4
12/23/2016Michigan Sentiment - FinalDecember98.298.298.0
12/23/2016New Home SalesNovember592000573000563000
12/22/2016GDP - Third EstimateQ33.5%3.3%3.2%
12/22/2016GDP Deflator - Third EstimateQ31.4%1.4%1.4%
12/22/2016Initial Claims12/17275000256000254000
12/22/2016Continuing Claims12/102036000N/A2021000
12/22/2016Durable OrdersNovember-4.6%-4.5%4.8%
12/22/2016Durable Orders, Ex- TransportationNovember0.5%0.2%0.9%
12/22/2016FHFA Housing Price IndexOctober0.4%N/A0.6%
12/22/2016Personal IncomeNovember0.0%0.3%0.5%
12/22/2016Personal SpendingNovember0.2%0.4%0.4%
12/22/2016Core PCE Price IndexNovember0.0%0.1%0.1%
12/22/2016Natural Gas Inventories12/17-209 bcfN/A-147 bcf
12/22/2016Leading IndicatorsNovember0.0%0.1%0.1%
12/21/2016MBA Mortgage Index12/172.5%N/A-4.0%
12/21/2016Existing Home SalesNovember5.61 Million5.50 Million5.57 Million
12/21/2016Crude Inventories12/172.256 MillionN/A-2.600 Million
12/16/2016Housing StartsNovember109000012250001340000
12/16/2016Building PermitsNovember120100012360001260000
12/15/2016CPINovember0.2%0.2%0.4%
12/15/2016Core CPINovember0.2%0.2%0.1%
12/15/2016Initial Claims12/10254000256000258000
12/15/2016Continuing Claims12/032018000N/A2007000
12/15/2016Philadelphia FedDecember21.59.07.6
12/15/2016Empire ManufacturingDecember9.03.01.5
12/15/2016Current Account BalanceQ3-$113.0 Billion-$111.6 Billion-$118.3 Billion
12/15/2016NAHB Housing Market IndexDecember706363
12/15/2016Natural Gas Inventories12/10-147 bcfN/A-42 bcf
12/15/2016Net Long-Term TIC FlowsOctober$9.4 BillionN/A-$26.2 Billion
12/14/2016MBA Mortgage Index12/10-4.0%N/A-0.7%
12/14/2016Retail SalesNovember0.1%0.3%0.6%
12/14/2016Retail Sales ex-autoNovember0.2%0.4%0.6%
12/14/2016PPINovember0.4%0.1%0.0%
12/14/2016Core PPINovember0.4%0.2%-0.2%
12/14/2016Industrial ProductionNovember-0.4%-0.1%0.1%
12/14/2016Capacity UtilizationNovember75.0%75.1%75.4%
12/14/2016Business InventoriesOctober-0.2%-0.1%0.0%
12/14/2016Crude Inventories12/10-2.600 MillionN/A-2.389 Million
12/14/2016FOMC Rate DecisionDecember0.625%0.625%0.375%
12/13/2016Export Prices ex-ag.November-0.1%N/A0.2%
12/13/2016Import Prices ex-oilNovember-0.1%N/A-0.1%
12/12/2016Treasury BudgetNovember-$137.0 Billion-$135.0 Billion-$64.5 Billion
12/9/2016Mich SentimentDecember98.094.393.8
12/9/2016Wholesale InventoriesOctober-0.4%-0.4%0.1%
12/8/2016Initial Claims12/03258000255000268000
12/8/2016Continuing Claims11/262005000N/A2084000
12/8/2016Natural Gas Inventories12/03-42 bcfN/A-50 bcf
12/7/2016MBA Mortgage Index12/03-0.7%N/A-9.4%
12/7/2016Crude Inventories12/03-2.389 MillionN/A-0.884 Million
12/7/2016Consumer CreditOctober$16.0 Billion$18.7 Billion$21.8 Billion
12/7/2016JOLTS - Job OpeningsOctober5.534 MillionN/A5.631 Million
12/6/2016Productivity-Rev.Q33.1%3.3%3.1%
12/6/2016Unit Labor Costs - Rev.Q30.7%0.2%0.3%
12/6/2016Trade BalanceOctober-$42.6 Billion-$41.8 Billion-$36.2 Billion