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
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%
3/1/2017PCE Prices - CoreApril0.2%0.2%0.1%
3/1/2017ISM IndexOctober51.951.751.5
3/1/2017Crude Inventories02/04+13.8 MillionN/A+6.500 Million
3/1/2017Truck SalesJanuary9.22 MillionN/A9.25 Million
3/1/2017MBA Mortgage Index03/19-3.3%N/A-3.3%
3/1/2017ADP Employment ChangeDecember153000170000215000
3/1/2017Adv. International Trade in GoodsDecember-$65.0 Billion-$65.0 Billion-$65.3 Billion
3/1/2017Adv. Wholesale InventoriesJanuary-0.1%N/A0.9%
3/1/2017Advance Wholesale InventoriesOctober-0.4%0.2%+0.1%
3/1/2017Average Hourly EarningsAugust0.1%0.2%0.3%
3/1/2017Average WorkweekMarch34.434.534.4
3/1/2017Avg. Hourly EarningsJanuary0.1%0.3%0.2%
3/1/2017Building PermitsMay113800011500001130000
3/1/2017Business InventoriesDecember0.4%0.4%0.8%
3/1/2017Capacity UtilizationAugust75.5%75.7%75.9%
3/1/2017Case-Shiller 20-city IndexJuly5.0%5.1%5.1%
3/1/2017Chain Deflator-Adv.Q10.7%0.6%0.9%
3/1/2017Challenger Job CutsMarch31.7%N/A41.6%
3/1/2017Chicago PMIJanuary50.355.053.9
3/1/2017Consumer ConfidenceDecember113.7109.8109.4
3/1/2017Consumer CreditNovember$24.6 Billion$18.0 Billion$16.2 Billion
3/1/2017Continuing Claims10/012046000N/A2062000
3/1/2017Core CPIJuly0.1%0.2%0.2%
3/1/2017Core PCE Price IndexNovember0.0%0.1%0.1%
3/1/2017Core PCE PricesAugust0.2%0.2%0.1%
3/1/2017Core PPIJanuary0.4%0.2%0.1%
3/1/2017CPIJune0.2%0.3%0.2%
3/1/2017Current Account BalanceQ2-$119.9 Billion-$122.8 Billion-$131.8 Billion
3/1/2017Durable Goods -ex transportationDecember0.5%0.5%1.0%
3/1/2017Durable OrdersJune-4.0%-1.0%-2.8%
3/1/2017Durable Orders, Ex- TransportationOctober+1.0%0.3%0.2%
3/1/2017Durable Orders, ex-transportationMay-0.3%0.1%0.5%
3/1/2017Empire ManufacturingNovember1.5-0.5-6.8
3/1/2017Existing Home SalesMarch5.33 Million5.30 Million5.07 Million
3/1/2017Export Prices ex-ag.April0.5%N/A0.3%
3/1/2017Factory OrdersJanuary1.6%2.0%-2.9%
3/1/2017FHFA Housing Price IndexOctober0.4%N/A0.6%
3/1/2017GDP - Second EstimateQ33.2%3.0%2.9%
3/1/2017GDP - Third EstimateQ21.4%1.3%1.1%
3/1/2017GDP DeflatorQ42.1%2.1%1.4%
3/1/2017GDP Deflator - Second EstimateQ31.4%1.5%1.5%
3/1/2017GDP Deflator - Third EstimateQ10.4%0.6%0.6%
3/1/2017GDP-Adv.Q41.9%2.2%3.5%
3/1/2017Hourly EarningsJune0.1%0.2%0.2%