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
2/27/2017Durable OrdersJanuary1.8%1.8%-0.8%
2/27/2017Durable Goods -ex transportationJanuary-0.2%0.5%0.9%
2/27/2017Pending Home SalesJanuary-2.8%0.9%0.8%
2/24/2017Michigan Sentiment - FinalFebruary96.395.895.7
2/24/2017New Home SalesJanuary555000566000535000
2/23/2017Initial Claims02/18244000242000238000
2/23/2017Continuing Claims02/112060000N/A2077000
2/23/2017FHFA Housing Price IndexDecember0.4%0.4%0.7%
2/23/2017Natural Gas Inventories02/18-89 bcfN/A-114 bcf
2/23/2017Crude Inventories02/18+0.6 MillionN/A+9.5 Million
2/22/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index02/18-2.0%N/A-3.7%
2/22/2017Existing Home SalesJanuary5.69 Million5.57 Million5.51 Million
2/17/2017Leading IndicatorsJanuary0.6%0.5%0.5%
2/16/2017Housing StartsJanuary124600012200001279000
2/16/2017Building PermitsJanuary128500012300001228000
2/16/2017Initial Claims02/11239000245000234000
2/16/2017Continuing Claims02/112076000N/A2079000
2/16/2017Philadelphia FedFebruary43.317.523.6
2/16/2017Natural Gas Inventories02/11-114 bcfN/A-152 bcf
2/15/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index02/11-3.7%N/A2.3%
2/15/2017Core CPIJanuary0.3%0.2%0.2%
2/15/2017CPIJanuary0.6%0.3%0.3%
2/15/2017Empire ManufacturingFebruary18.77.06.5
2/15/2017Retail SalesJanuary0.4%0.1%1.0%
2/15/2017Retail Sales ex-autoJanuary0.8%0.4%0.4%
2/15/2017Capacity UtilizationJanuary75.3%75.5%75.6%
2/15/2017Industrial ProductionJanuary-0.3%0.0%0.6%
2/15/2017Business InventoriesDecember0.4%0.4%0.8%
2/15/2017NAHB Housing Market IndexFebruary656867
2/15/2017Crude Inventories02/11+9.5 MillionN/A+13.8 Million
2/15/2017MBA Mortgage Index02/11-3.7%N/A2.3%
2/14/2017PPIJanuary0.6%0.3%0.2%
2/14/2017Core PPIJanuary0.4%0.2%0.1%
2/10/2017Export Prices ex-ag.January0.1%N/A0.4%
2/10/2017Import Prices ex-oilJanuary-0.2%N/A-0.1%
2/10/2017Mich Sentiment - PrelimFebruary95.797.998.5
2/10/2017Treasury BudgetJanuary$51.3 BillionN/A$55.2 Billion
2/9/2017Initial Claims02/04234000250000246000
2/9/2017Continuing Claims02/042078000N/A2063000
2/9/2017Wholesale InventoriesDecember1.0%1.0%1.0%
2/9/2017Natural Gas Inventories02/04-152 bcfN/A-87 bcf
2/8/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index02/042.3%N/A-3.2%
2/8/2017Crude Inventories02/04+13.8 MillionN/A+6.500 Million
2/7/2017Trade BalanceDecember-$44.3 Billion-$45.0 Billion-$45.7 Billion
2/7/2017JOLTS - Job OpeningsDecember5.501 MillionN/A5.505 Million
2/7/2017Consumer CreditDecember$14.2 Billion$19.4 Billion$25.2 Billion
2/3/2017Nonfarm PayrollsJanuary227000170000157000
2/3/2017Nonfarm Private PayrollsJanuary237000175000165000
2/3/2017Unemployment RateJanuary4.8%4.7%4.7%
2/3/2017Avg. Hourly EarningsJanuary0.1%0.3%0.2%
2/3/2017Average WorkweekJanuary34.434.334.4
2/3/2017Factory OrdersDecember1.3%1.4%-2.3%
2/3/2017ISM ServicesJanuary56.557.056.6
2/2/2017Challenger Job CutsJanuary-38.8%N/A42.4%
2/2/2017Initial Claims01/28246000250000260000
2/2/2017Continuing Claims01/282064000N/A2103000
2/2/2017Productivity-PrelQ41.3%1.0%3.5%
2/2/2017Unit Labor CostsQ41.7%1.9%0.2%
2/2/2017Natural Gas Inventories01/28-87 bcfN/A-119 bcf
2/1/2017ADP Employment ChangeJanuary246000165000151000
2/1/2017ISM IndexJanuary56.055.054.5
2/1/2017Construction SpendingDecember-0.2%0.2%0.9%
2/1/2017Crude Inventories01/28+6.500 MillionN/A+2.840 Million
2/1/2017FOMC Rate DecisionFebruary0.625%0.625%0.625%
2/1/2017Auto SalesJanuary4.67 MillionN/A5.30 Million
2/1/2017Truck SalesJanuary9.22 MillionN/A9.25 Million
2/1/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index01/28-3.2%N/A4.0%
2/1/2017MBA Mortgage Index01/28-3.2%N/A4.0%
1/31/2017Employment Cost IndexQ40.5%0.6%0.6%
1/31/2017S&P Case Shiller Home Price IndexNovember5.3%5.0%5.1%
1/31/2017Chicago PMIJanuary50.355.053.9
1/31/2017Consumer ConfidenceJanuary111.8112.5113.3
1/30/2017Personal IncomeDecember0.3%0.4%0.1%
1/30/2017Personal SpendingDecember0.5%0.4%0.2%
1/30/2017PCE Prices - CoreDecember0.1%0.2%0.0%
1/30/2017Pending Home SalesDecember1.6%1.3%-2.5%
1/27/2017GDP DeflatorQ42.1%2.1%1.4%
1/27/2017GDP-Adv.Q41.9%2.2%3.5%
1/27/2017Durable OrdersDecember-0.4%3.0%-4.8%
1/27/2017Durable Goods -ex transportationDecember0.5%0.5%1.0%
1/27/2017Michigan Sentiment - FinalJanuary98.598.098.1
1/26/2017Adv. International Trade in GoodsDecember-$65.0 Billion-$65.0 Billion-$65.3 Billion
1/26/2017Initial Claims01/21259000246000237000
1/26/2017Continuing Claims01/142100000N/A2059000
1/26/2017Leading IndicatorsDecember0.5%0.5%0.1%
1/26/2017New Home SalesDecember536000589000598000
1/26/2017Natural Gas Inventories01/21-119 bcfN/A-243 bcf
1/25/2017MBA Mortgage Applications Index01/214.0%N/A0.8%
1/25/2017FHFA Housing Price IndexNovember0.5%N/A0.3%
1/25/2017Crude Inventories01/21+2.840 MillionN/A+2.300 Million
1/24/2017Existing Home SalesDecember5.49 Million5.55 Million5.65 Million
1/19/2017Initial Claims01/14234000252000249000
1/19/2017Continuing Claims01/072046000N/A2093000
1/19/2017Housing StartsDecember122600011930001102000
1/19/2017Building PermitsDecember121000012170001212000
1/19/2017Philadelphia FedJanuary23.615.319.7
1/19/2017Natural Gas Inventories01/14-243 bcfN/A-151 bcf
1/19/2017Crude Inventories01/13+2.300 MillionN/A+4.100 Million
1/18/2017CPIDecember0.3%0.3%0.2%
1/18/2017Core CPIDecember0.2%0.2%0.2%