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
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
3/16/2017Building PermitsFebruary121300012510001293000
3/16/2017Initial Claims03/11241000242000243000
3/16/2017Continuing Claims03/042030000N/A2060000
3/16/2017Philadelphia FedMarch32.825.043.3
3/16/2017Natural Gas Inventories03/11-53 bcfN/A-68 bcf
3/16/2017JOLTS - Job OpeningsJanuary5.626 MillionN/A5.539 Million
3/15/2017CPIFebruary0.1%0.1%0.6%
3/15/2017Core CPIFebruary0.2%0.2%0.3%
3/15/2017Retail SalesFebruary0.1%0.1%0.6%
3/15/2017Retail Sales ex-autoFebruary0.2%0.1%1.2%
3/15/2017Empire ManufacturingMarch16.414.518.7
3/15/2017Business InventoriesJanuary0.3%0.3%0.4%
3/15/2017Crude Inventories03/11-0.2 MillionN/A+8.2 Million
3/15/2017FOMC Rate DecisionMarch0.875%0.875%0.625%
3/15/2017Net Long-Term TIC FlowsMarch$6.3 BillionN/A-$12.9 Billion
3/15/2017MBA Mortgage Index03/113.1%N/A3.3%
3/15/2017NAHB Housing Market IndexMarch716565
3/14/2017PPIFebruary0.3%0.1%0.6%
3/14/2017Core PPIFebruary0.3%0.2%0.4%
3/10/2017Nonfarm PayrollsFebruary235000188000238000
3/10/2017Nonfarm Private PayrollsFebruary227000185000221000
3/10/2017Unemployment RateFebruary4.7%4.7%4.8%
3/10/2017Avg. Hourly EarningsFebruary0.2%0.2%0.2%
3/10/2017Average WorkweekFebruary34.434.434.4
3/10/2017Treasury BudgetFebruary-$192.0 BillionN/A-$192.6 Billion
3/9/2017Export Prices ex-ag.February0.3%N/A0.2%
3/9/2017Import Prices ex-oilFebruary0.3%N/A-0.1%
3/9/2017Initial Claims03/04243000240000223000
3/9/2017Continuing Claims2/252058000N/A2064000
3/9/2017Natural Gas Inventories03/04-68 bcfN/A+7 bcf
3/9/2017Challenger Job CutsFebruary-40.0%N/A-38.8%
3/8/2017ADP Employment ChangeFebruary298000180000261000
3/8/2017Productivity-Rev.Q41.3%1.5%1.3%
3/8/2017Unit Labor Costs - Rev.Q41.7%1.6%1.7%
3/8/2017Wholesale InventoriesJanuary-0.2%-0.1%1.0%
3/8/2017Crude Inventories03/04+8.2 MillionN/A+1.5 Million
3/8/2017MBA Mortgage Index03/043.3%N/A5.8%
3/7/2017Trade BalanceJanuary-$48.5 Billion-$48.5 Billion-$44.3 Billion
3/7/2017Consumer CreditJanuary$8.8 Billion$17.0 Billion$14.8 Billion
3/6/2017Factory OrdersJanuary1.2%1.0%1.3%
3/3/2017ISM ServicesFebruary57.6%56.5%56.5%
3/2/2017Initial Claims02/25223000244000242000
3/2/2017Continuing Claims02/182066000N/A2063000
3/2/2017Natural Gas Inventories02/25+7 bcfN/A-89 bcf
3/1/2017Personal IncomeMarch0.4%0.3%0.1%
3/1/2017Personal SpendingJune0.4%0.3%0.4%