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December 2011

30   What Comes Around Goes Around...And Around
29   U.S. Initial Unemployment Claims Turn Up in Dec 24 Week
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Surge Again
28   U.S. Consumer Confidence Reaches High Since April
28   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Extends Decline
23   U.S. Personal Income & Spending Post A Negligible Gain
23   U.S. New Home Sales Increase But Average Price Lowest Since 2003
23   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rise As Aircraft Soars
22   U.S. GDP Growth Is Revised Lower Again
22   Growth Slowdown- How Far? How Slow?
22   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Continues To Improve
22   U.S. Leading Indicators Continue Upward
22   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Fall Further
22   U.S. Chicago Fed Index Backpedals
22   UK Consumer Confidence At 3-Yr Low This Christmas
21   U.S. Mortgage Applications Decline; Rates Plumb New Low
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Add To Earlier Gains; Affordability Hits New High
21   UK Distributive Trades Index in Upside Surprise
20   U.S. Housing Starts Rise With Multi-Family Strength
20   German Business Confidence Improves: Will Germany Avoid A Recession ?
20   U.S. Chain Store Sales Surge
20   U.S. Gasoline And Crude Oil Prices Move Lower
20   EMU Shows Withering Trade Trends
19   U.S. Home Builders' Index Improves Further
19   Business Confidence And Activity Outlook In New Zealand
16   U.S. CPI Slips As Energy Prices Decline; Core Picks Up
16   Japan Tankan Fails to Gain Pace
16   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Improves
16   French MFG Gauge Sinks...Zonal Cooperation Moves to Co-optation and Risk
15   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Fall Sharply
15   Empire State Factory Index Improves Sharply
15   U.S. Industrial Production Slips
15   U.S. Producer Prices Rebound With Food Costs
14   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Picks Up
14   The Euro-Area or Back in the Ozone...Again?
14   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise Further
14   U.S. Import Prices Rise As Oil Rebounds
13   U.S. Retail Spending Increase Is Disappointing
13   A Drop In The Pessimists Among German Investors And Analyst
13   U.S. JOLTS Rate Slips From Latest High
13   U.S. Gasoline Price Slips Again As Crude Oil Breaks $100
13   U.S. Small Business Optimism Reaches Nine-Month High
12   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Remain Depressed
12   OECD LEI's Point to Trouble Ahead
12   China's Balance of Trade in Goods Continues to Trend
09   U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks Again
09   German Exports and Import Each Show Withering Trends
09   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Increases Further
08   U.S. Wholesale Inventories & Sales Jump
08   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Nears Its Lowest In Years
07   U.S. Mortgage Applications Bounce Back
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Outstanding Increases Again
06   More Countries Release Third Quarter GDP Data
06   U.S. Chain Store Sales Ease
06   U.S. Gasoline Price Slips As Crude Oil Gains
05   Purchasing Managers See Recession Ahead for the Euro Area
05   U.S. Factory Orders Fall Again but Shipments Improve
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Suggests Malaise
02   U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls Grow Moderately As Jobless Rate Falls
01   U.S. Vehicle Sales Near Cycle High
01   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Move Higher
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Improves
01   U.S. Construction Spending Improves Further

November 2011

30   ADP Reports A Pickup In Job Growth
30   Challenger Reports Few Job Cuts
30   U.S. Mortgage Applications Drop Precipitously From Early-Month High
30   U.S. Pending Home Sales Recover Sharply
29   German Entrepreneurs and Consumers Shrug Off the Bad News in November
29   U.S. Consumer Confidence Rebounds
29   U.S. Gasoline Price Continues Sharp Decline
29   U.S. Chain Store Sales Jump With Holiday Season's Beginning
29   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Declines Broadly Amongst Cities
28   U.S. New Home Sales Rise While Prices Slip
28   Can the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Avoid a Recession?
28   Clear Picture of Internal/External Order Trends...Muddies the Future of the Zone and Zonal Policies
23   U.S. Personal Savings Remain Low With Income Growth
23   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline Again
23   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Tick Higher
22   U.S. GDP Growth Revised Slightly Lower; Profits Rise Moderately
22   U.S. Chain Store Sales Stutter
22   China's Stock Market as a Leading Indicator
22   U.S. Gasoline Price Falls But Crude Oil At Five-Month High
21   Singapore and Thailand Show Rise in Q3 GDP but Officials Warn of Decline in Q4
21   U.S. Chicago Fed Index Edges Higher
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Tick Higher As Affordability Jumps
21   NABE Forecast For Moderate U.S. Growth Is Little-Revised
18   "BED" Data Show Fewer Job Gains, but Job Losses Fall to All-Time Low
18   U.S. Leading Indicators Are Strong
18   German PPI and EMU Trends for October
17   U.S. Housing Starts Firm
17   UK Retail Sales Bounce As Consumer Confidence Sags
17   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Remains Positive
17   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Fall To New Low
16   U.S. CPI Declines With Energy; Core Is Stable & Low
16   EMU Inflation Brakes For Crisis...Except For Italy
16   U.S. Home Builders' Index Jumps
16   U.S. Industrial Production Improves
15   U.S. Retail Spending Continues To Grow
15   German Real GDP Rose 0.5% In Q3, But Investors are Wary
15   Empire State Factory Index Improves Slightly
15   U.S. Gasoline Price Recovers While Crude Oil Jumps
15   U.S. Producer Prices Decline With Energy
14   U.S. Economic Activity Has Been In A Slow-Growth Mode
14   OECD LEIs Point Lower...Sad Day For Economics is Confirmed...
14   Japan: First Estimate 3Q GDP Growth
11   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Increases Further
11   UK Output Prices Lose Momentum - Is It All Good News or Not?
10   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Are Lowest Since April
10   U.S. Import Prices Fall Again With Oil
10   U.S. Trade Deficit Improves
09   U.S. Mortgage Applications Jump With Lower Interest Rates
09   UK Trade Deteriorates...And So Does The Pound Sterling
09   U.S. Wholesale Inventories Dip As Sales Gain
08   U.S. Small Business Optimism Improves
08   he Late Comers To The Euro-Area
08   U.S. JOLTS Rate Is Highest In Three Years
08   U.S. Gasoline Price Falls While Demand Collapses
08   U.S. Chain Store Sales Rise Again
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Extension Rebounds M/M And Trend Firms
07   German IP Heads South...With Europe in Close Pursuit
07   Indonesia: Capital Inflows
04   U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls Growth Disappoints But Jobless Rate Slips
04   Europe Service Sector in Steep Drop
03   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Edge Lower
03   EMU MFG Continues to Slip - As Does All of EMU
03   U.S. Factory Orders Improve Modestly But Backlogs Are Strong
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Continues Sideways Movement
03   U.S. Labor Productivity Growth Improves
02   U.S. Vehicle Sales Continue To Rise
02   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Stage A Broad-based Retreat
02   U.S. Challenger Reports Job Market Healing
02   ADP Reports Another Modest Employment Gain
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Slips Back
01   A Better Than Expected Rise In UK's Q3 GDP But Still a Cloudy Outlook
01   U.S. Construction Spending Improves
01   U.S. Gasoline Price Is Roughly Stable but Crude Oil Moves Higher
01   U.S. Chain Store Sales Tick Higher

October 2011

31   Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index Dips
31   Japan Growth And The Yen
28   U.S. Personal Savings Fall With Weak Income & Firm Spending Growth
28   Unemployment European Style: Deja vu All Over Again
28   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Recovers A Bit Further
28   U.S. Employment Cost Index Gain Accelerates With Greater Benefits
27   U.S. GDP Growth Improves With Strong Business Investment
27   EU/EMU Indices Continue Weak
27   U.S. Pending Home Sales Are Depressed
27   U.S. Weekly Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Slip
26   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Fall With Aircraft
26   UK Industrial Orders Go Crashing Down
26   U.S. Mortgage Applications Recover As Interest Rates Are Stable
26   U.S. New Home Sales Improve But Prices Remain Depressed
25   U.S. Consumer Confidence Plumbs A New Low
25   German Consumer Climate Steadies While Economic Expectations Dive
25   U.S. Chain Store Sales' Momentum Is Negative
25   Measures of Income Distribution In Haver
25   U.S. Gasoline Price Slips But Crude Oil Ticks Up
25   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Momentum Is Still Down
24   U.S. Chicago Fed Index Shows Small Improvement
24   Not Much Change In Euro-Area PMIs
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales & Prices Slip
21   German IFO Survey Keeps Pointing Lower
20   U.S. Weekly Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Fall
20   UK Retail Sales Stuck in Low-Growth Land Bottom Gear Meets Thick as a Brick
20   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Increases Further
20   U.S. Leading Indicators Post Another Weak Gain
19   U.S. CPI Increase Matches Expectations But Y/Y Is Strong
19   U.S. Housing Starts Jump Led By Multi-Family Units
19   Belgian Confidence Edges Up Even As Unemployment Fears Rise
19   U.S. Mortgage Applications Fall Sharply As Interest Rates Drift Up
18   U.S. Producer Prices Show Unexpected Strength
18   Economic Sentiment Of The German Financial Community Wanes
18   U.S. Home Builders' Index Jumps
18   U.S. Petroleum Prices Move Higher
17   Empire State Factory Index Remains Under Pressure
17   Japan IP: Reviving And Surviving
17   Singapore: Advanced Q3 GDP Up 5.9% Y/Y
17   U.S. Budget Deficit Remains Roughly Unchanged During FY 2011
17   U.S. Industry Produces A Bland Recovery
14   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Holds Steady
14   German Inflation Flares - So What?
14   U.S. Import Prices Nudge Higher
14   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Slips
14   U.S. Retail Sales Post A Firm Gain
13   U.S. Trade Deficit Is Stable -- With China A Record
13   U.S. Weekly Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Slip
12   U.S. Gasoline Prices Remain Weak Although Crude Oil Backs Up Sharply
12   U.S. JOLTS Rate Slips But The Number of Openings Falls Hard
12   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise With Low Interest Rates
11   U.S. Small Business Optimism Stabilizes
11   IP Trends Slower, Then 'Catches''
11   Japanese Consumer Confidence
11   U.S. Chain Store Sales Remain Depressed
10   U.S. Consumer Credit Extension Pulls Back
10   August Industrial Production In The Euro-Area
07   U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls' Modest Rise Aided By Strike's End
06   U.S. Weekly Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Tick Higher But Trend Sideways
06   German Order Growth Spirals Lower
05   ADP Reports That Job Gains Remain Lethargic
05   U.S. Mortgage Applications Slip W/W But Rise M/M
05   EMU PMIs back off in September
05   U.S. Challenger Reports Widespread Increase In Job Cut Announcements
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Remains Flat
04   U.S. Gasoline Prices Continue Lower With Crude Costs
04   Can China's Service Industry Take Up The Slack in Manufacturing?
04   EMU PPI Tails Off...Except for Capital Goods
04   U.S. Chain Store Sales Remain Depressed
04   U.S. Factory Orders Slip
03   U.S. ISM Factory Index Recovers Marginally
03   U.S. Vehicle Sales Rise To Highest Since April
03   U.S. Construction Spending Jumps
03   European Financial Woes And Manufacturing Production
03   Japan's Tankan rebounds but remains short of its Q1 reading

September 2011

30   U.S. Personal Income Falls
30   German Retail Sales Go Erratic and Stay Weak
30   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Recovers A Bit Further
29   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Are Lowest Since April
29   U.S. GDP Growth Revised Back Up
29   EMU Economic Sentiment Continues to Unravel
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Slip
28   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Are Flat
28   German Export And Import Prices
28   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip Further
28   U.S. Mortgage Applications Jump With Refinancing
27   U.S. Consumer Confidence Is Stable M/M But Still Low
27   'World' Money Supplies at a Cross Roads Different Strokes for Different Folks...and How!
27   The Debt Crisis In The Euro-Area And The Price of Gold
27   U.S. Gasoline Prices Move To Their Lowest Since February
27   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Remains Unchanged
26   U.S. Chicago Fed Index Returns To Negative Territory
26   German Business Confidence Weakens Again
26   U.S. New Home Sales Slip But Prices Plummet
23   U.S. Leading Indicators Continue Upward But Momentum Slows
23   EMU Still Slowing as Hot Air Keeps Blowing
22   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Decline
22   PMIs Dive in September - Race to the Bottom
22   FHFA Reports Further Improvement In Its Home Price Index
21   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged; Will Extend The Average Maturity Of Treasury Holdings
21   U.S. Mortgage Applications Improve As Rates Reach New Low
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Rise As Prices Fall
21   Japan's Sector Indices are Mixed
20   U.S. Housing Starts Fall To Their Lowest In Three Months
20   ZEW Survey: German Investor Increasingly Gloomy
20   U.S. Chain Store Sales Reverse Earlier Gain
20   U.S. Gasoline Prices Fall
19   U.S. Home Builders Report Disappoints
19   India has Difficulty Containing Inflation
19   Slowdown in Orders is Broad-Based
16   Empire State Factory Index Touches A New Low
16   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Recovers Slightly
16   EMU Trade Still in Deficit Amid Withering Trends
15   U.S. CPI Gain Is Again Surprisingly Strong; Core Increase Stable
15   UK Growth And Retail Sales - Going Nowhere... The Flat-Lining Economy
15   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Improves Moderately
15   U.S. Industrial Production Increase Moderates
15   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Jump
14   U.S. Retail Sales Are Flat & Disappointing
14   Euro-Area Looks Good But It's Not to be Believed
14   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Is Stable In July
14   U.S. Producer Prices Are Tame M/M But Core Trend Increase Is Up
13   NABE Forecast For U.S. Growth Is Reduced Sharply
13   U.S. Small Business Optimism Continues Lower
13   EMU Inflation Trend Seems to Peak But It's Still Over-Heated
13   Declining Confidence Among Business Spreads to Australia
13   U.S. Gasoline & Crude Oil Prices Slip
13   U.S. Import Prices Decline With Lower Oil Prices
12   U.S. Wholesale Sales Are Flat Though Inventories Gain
12   OECD LEIs Raise Some Bright Red Cautionary Flags
12   Safe Haven Currencies
09   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Find A Floor
09   German Inflation Loses Some Pace
08   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Rise
08   German Trade Trends Slip
08   U.S. Trade Deficit Falls As Exports Jump
07   U.S. Fuel Prices Rise Further
07   U.S. JOLTS Rate Is Stable But Layoffs Fall
07   U.S. Mortgage Applications Down As Refinancing Cools
07   German Capital Goods Are Sharply Higher
07   U.S. Chain Store Sales Drop Sharply
06   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Decline Stabilizes
06   German Orders Pull Back; Can The Zone Be Far Behind?
06   Euro-Area's PMI's Pointing to Lower Economic Activity
02   Nonfarm Payrolls Are Depressed and Weak
02   PPI Is Still High But Is Pressure Deflating?
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Dips Just Slightly
01   U.S. Vehicle Sales Inch Lower
01   U.S. Construction Spending Reverses Earlier Decline; 2011 Figures Are Revised Up
01   U.S. Labor Productivity Growth Is Worse Than Reported Earlier
01   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Retreat

August 2011

31   ADP Reports Further Weakening of the Labor Market
31   UK Consumer Confidence Sinks Back - While Some People Never Learn
31   U.S. Factory Orders Rebound
31   U.S. Challenger Job Cut Announcements Slip
30   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Continues To Languish
30   Intuit Small Business Series Holds Firm
30   Euro Area Economic Sentiment Sours
30   U.S. Consumer Confidence Plummets As The Worst Is Expected
30   U.S. The Decline In Fuel Prices Runs Out Of Gas
29   U.S. Personal Income & Spending Improve With Higher Prices
29   Italian Confidence Still Hitting The Skids-Hard
29   Good Growth In The BALTICS
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Slip
26   U.S. GDP Headline Revised Lower, but Final Demand Looks Better
26   The Extraordinary Behavior of the U.S. Housing Sector
26   World Money on Very Different Path...World Economies Nonetheless Stuck on the Very Same Road
25   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Up 5K; Some Claims Related to Verizon Strike
25   UK Distributive Trades Still Weak- So Is Whole of UK Economy
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rebound; Heavily Concentrated in Transportation
24   German IFO Shows Weakness...EMU Order Show Clear Decay As Well
23   U.S. New Home Sales Remain in the Doldrums
23   Seemingly Unrelated Regressions...German Zew Index Takes Plunge that Exceeds US Philly Survey Drop
22   U.S. Chicago Fed Index Improves for July
19   U.S. Existing Home Sales Remain Depressed
19   Japan Indices Show the Profile of Impact and Rebound
18   U.S. CPI Gain Is Surprisingly Strong; Core Increase Eases
18   U.S. Leading Indicators Are Up in July, But Can It Last?
18   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Crashes Along With Outlook
18   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Are Range-bound Near 400,000
18   Japan LEI Shows Some Life
17   U.S. Producer Prices Rise; Core Prices Strengthen
17   U.S. Mortgage Applications Jump Again With More Refinancing
17   UK Jobs Picture Deteriorates - UK? EU? EMU? All Connected
16   U.S. Housing Starts Remain Under Intense Pressure
16   Global Slowdown
16   U.S. Industrial Production Lifted By Autos & Utilities
16   U.S. Import Prices Unexpectedly Recover
15   Empire State Factory Index Remains Negative
15   Japan's Q2 GDP Surprises On The Up Side
15   U.S. Home Builders Report Sales Stuck in the Doldrums
12   U.S. Retail Sales Gain M/M But Trend Softens
12   Euro-Area IP Takes a Hit
12   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Slows in June
11   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Dip Back Below 400K
11   Japan Machinery Orders Expand
11   U.S. Trade Deficit Falls as Exports Decline
10   U.S. Budget Deficit Smaller than Forecast, But June Saw "Special Factors"
10   U.S. Mortgage Applications Surge with Re-fi Demand
10   German Inflation Is Still Rising
09   U.S. Labor Productivity Growth Is Negative, Again
09   U.S. Small Business Optimism Falls To Lowest Since September 2010
09   Weaker U.S. Demand Leads Energy Prices Lower
09   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip Modestly
09   Haver's INTDAILY Database and the Current Financial Crisis
09   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged; Economic Outlook Deteriorates Notably
08   U.S. Consumer Credit Extension Jumps
08   Economy Watchers in Japan Show Concern for the Future
05   U.S. Payroll Increase Is A Positive Surprise While Jobless Rate Slips
05   German IP Slows Across Sectors; Is It A Harbinger Of More Slowing?
04   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Remain Near April Low
04   German Orders Snap Back
04   U.S. Factory Orders Fall And Inventory Gain Slows
03   ADP Reports Moderate Growth In Employment
03   Euro-Area Service Sector Heads South And It's Not Even Winter
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Shows Sluggish Activity
03   U.S. Challenger Job Cut Announcements Jump
02   U.S. Personal Income Increases But Spending Declines
02   U.S. Gasoline Prices Rise By One Cent
02   U.S. Vehicle Sales Rise After Two-Months Of Decline
02   New Data For Analyzing The Swedish Economy
02   Euro-Area Inflation Trends
01   FIBER: Commodity Prices Suggest Lackluster Economy
01   Japanese Motor Vehicle Industry Recovering
01   U.S. Construction Spending Nudges Up
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Declines Unexpectedly

July 2011

29   U.S. GDP Growth Of 1.3% Disappoints
29   U.S. Employment Cost Index Gain Accelerates With Greater Benefits
29   German Retail Sales turn Volatile
28   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Are Lowest Since April
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Recover Somewhat
28   Days of Rising EU Economic Sentiment are Drawing to a Close
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline With Transportation Bookings
27   U.S. Chain Store Sales Show More Life In Consumer Spending
27   U.S. Mortgage Applications Drop With Purchases & Refinancing
27   UK CBI Orders Take a Walk on the Wild Side
26   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Steadies
26   German Consumer Climate Slightly Cooler
26   U.S. New Home Sales Continue Sideways Movement
26   U.S. Consumer Confidence Improves
26   U.S. Gasoline & Crude Oil Prices Nudge Higher
25   Weakness In Chicago Fed Index Eases In June But Worsens In Q2
25   Italy's Consumer Confidence on Slippery Slope
25   World Trade Data In Haver Data Bases
22   U.S. Mass Layoffs Stabilize
22   FHFA Reports Some Improvement In Its Home Price Index
22   Euro-Area Orders Take Separate Paths
21   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Rise
21   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Increase Moderates
21   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Improves Marginally
21   EMU PMIs Drop at Extremely Sharp Pace...DANGER! DANGER!
20   Lower U.S. Interest Rates Generate Mortgage Refinancing
20   U.S. Existing Home Sales Decline Again
20   Japan's LEI Recovers
19   U.S. Housing Starts Jump M/M But Trend Sideways
19   German Financial Community Lowers Expectation for the Next Six Months
19   U.S. Chain Store Sales Trend To A Record High
19   U.S. Gasoline Prices Again Move Higher
18   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Ticks Higher
18   NABE Survey of Economic Trends Shows Demand Growing, Prices Rising But Profits Weakening
15   U.S. CPI Declines; Core Increase Is Stable M/M But Trend Increases
15   Euro-Area Inflation Signals Are True
15   Empire State Factory Index Is Less Negative
15   U.S. Industrial Activity Gain Is Moderate
14   U.S. Retail Sales Remain Lethargic
14   U.S. Budget Deficit Smaller than Forecast, But June Saw "Special Factors"
14   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Continues As I/S Ratio Ticks Up
14   Euro-Area Inflation Trends not yet Corralled
14   U.S. Claims for Unemployment Decline
14   U.S. PPI Falls With Lower Energy Costs; Core Prices Strengthen
13   U.S. JOLTS Rate Is Stable But Layoffs Rise
13   U.S. Gasoline & Oil Prices Move Higher
13   U.S. Import Prices Decline
13   Euro-Area and US IP Track One Another
12   U.S. Trade Deficit Surges With Oil Imports
12   OECD LEI Loses Momentum...Too Much Castor Oil
12   The Debt Crisis in the Euro-Area and Haver Data
11   U.S. Consumer Credit Expansion Led By Credit Cards
11   IP in the Euro-Area
11   China/US Trade Balance at Record High in June
08   U.S. Payroll Gain Disappoints; Jobless Rate Increases, Again
08   German Trade Surplus Expands
07   ADP Reports Labor Market Healing
07   Intuit Small Business Hiring Index Gains
07   German IP Springs Back to Life
07   U.S. Mortgage Applications Decline As Interest Rates Rise
07   U.S. Claims for Jobless Insurance Retreat
06   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Slips
06   Germany Stands On Its Own Two Feet, But Can It Pull?
06   U.S. Gas & Oil Prices Hold Roughly Stable W/W
06   U.S. Challenger Job Cut Announcements Move Slightly Higher
05   U.S. Factory Orders, Inventories & Backlogs Rise
05   Retail Sales in the Euro-Area Lose Momentum
05   Commodity Prices Find Some Support
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Recovery Is Modest
01   U.S. Construction Spending Falls Further
01   Euro-Area Manufacturing Withers

June 2011

30   U.S. Claims for Jobless Insurance Are Little-Changed
30   German Retail Sales In Surprising Drop...And Their Relationship to The Euro-Debt Circus
29   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise In June As Interest Rates Fall
29   Euro-Area Slips in Yet Another Month
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Recover Somewhat
28   U.S. Chain Store Sales Surge
28   Valuing Stock Markets: The Equitization Ratio A Variation of Tobin's Q
28   U.S. Consumer Confidence, Future and Present, Continues Downward
28   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Steadies
28   U.S. Gas & Oil Prices Are Lower Still
27   U.S. Income Gain Is Moderate & Spending Is Flat
27   Business Confidence In The Netherlands Continues To Weaken In June
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rebound
24   U.S. GDP Growth Little-Revised And Weak
24   Mild Declines by Sector for IFO Survey
23   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Reverse Earlier Decline
23   Euro-Area PMIs Head Lower
23   U.S. New Home Sales Slip
23   Chicago Fed Index Remains Negative
22   U.S. Mortgage Applications To Refinance Are Firm With Record Low Interest Rates
22   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged; Outlook Deteriorates
22   French MFG Settles Lower
22   U.S. Mass Layoffs Pick Up Somewhat
21   U.S. Gasoline Prices Prices Drift Lower W/W But Remain Up One-Third Y/Y
21   German Investors Reconsider The Outlook
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall Further
21   U.S. Chain Store Sales Weaken
20   Japanese Foreign Trade: Slow to Recover
17   U.S. Current Account Deficit Deteriorates As Imports Rise
17   Treasury TIC Data Show Moderate Foreign Purchases of U.S. Securities; Equities Remain Firm
17   Euro-Area Trade Goes With The Flow But Still Slows
17   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Rise is Strong
16   U.S. Housing Starts Improve Slightly
16   Zone Inflation Sort of Stops Rising
16   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Turns Negative
16   U.S. Initial Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly
15   U.S. CPI Increase Moderates in May; Core Picks Up
15   Empire State Factory Index Turns Negative
15   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Falls Sharply
15   Euro-Area IP Barely Edges Ahead
15   U.S. Industrial Activity Disappoints; Factory Sector Activity Improves
14   U.S. Retail Sales Slip Due To Autos
14   French Trade Picture Erodes
14   China Continues to Surprise
14   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Continues But I/S Ratio At Record Low
14   U.S. PPI Rise Is Moderate
14   U.S. Small Business Optimism Remains Subdued
13   U.S. Budget Deficit Improves This Fiscal Year
13   Decline in Japanese Private Sector Machinery Orders: Trouble for the Capital Goods Sector?
10   U.S. Import Price Strength Tapers Off
10   Euro Area Progress Takes a Different Metric
09   U.S. Initial Unemployment Claims Continue Sideways
09   U.S. Trade Deficit Unexpectedly Shrinks
08   U.S. Unemployment Varies Greatly By Age, Race, Educational Attainment & Gender
08   German Trade Takes a Hit But Also Scores Some Progress
08   U.S. Mortgage Applications Slip Despite Record Low Interest Rates
08   U.S. Consumer Borrowing Increases
07   U.S. Gasoline Price Decline Steadies As Crude Oil Gains, Again
07   More Good News For German Economy: E.Coli a Cloud on the Horizon?
07   U.S. JOLTS Rate Slips
07   U.S. Chain Store Sales Lose Forward Momentum
06   The Price of Wheat and EFTs
06   EMU PPI Pressures Still Strong, but, but, but...
03   U.S. Payrolls Gain Modestly, As Jobless Rate Rises
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Improves
03   Euro-Area Services Sector Slips
02   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Slip
02   U.S. Construction Spending Remains Weak
02   Euro-Area Auto Sales/Registrations Hit the Skids...
02   U.S. Factory Orders & Shipments Backpedal
01   ADP Reports Reduced Forward Momentum In The Labor Market
01   U.S. Vehicle Sales Drop Sharply
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Falls To Near Recovery Low
01   U.S. Challenger Layoffs Up And Hiring Plans Down
01   Euro-Area US and UK MFG Sectors Weaken
01   Intuit Small Business Hiring Index Improves Slightly
01   U.S. Gasoline Prices Dip Again But Crude Oil Ticks Up

May 2011

31   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Double-Dips
31   Mobilize German Demand Instead of its Savings?
31   New Zealand: Business Confidence Up, Trade Balance Up, Dollar Strong
31   U.S. Consumer Confidence Backpedals To Six-Month Low
27   U.S. Spending & Income Gains Eroded By Higher Prices
27   A shaking out in the Euro-Area ?
27   U.S. Pending Home Sales Fall Sharply
26   Slow U.S. GDP Growth Unrevised
26   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Rebound
26   French Households Still Feeling Poorly
25   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Collapse Due To Aircraft & Autos
25   U.S. Mortgage Applications Remain High With Lower Rates
25   German consumer climate sees local cooling, Consumer: Consumer thyself?
24   U.S. New Home Sales Are Highest This Year
24   UK Retail Signals Remain Cool and Become More Troubled
24   German Businessmen Join Investors And Purchasing Managers In Concern For Short Term Outlook
24   U.S. Gasoline And Crude Oil Prices Fall Further
24   U.S. Chain Store Sales Retreat
23   Chicago Fed Index Provides Further Evidence of Momentum Lost
23   Purchasing Managers See Slowdown In Economic Activity In 2Q-11 In China And Euro Area
20   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Decline Unexpectedly
20   Commodity Prices Are Down, But Not Out
19   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Fall To 4-Week Low
19   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Declines Sharply
19   U.S. Existing Home Sales Slip
19   Japan GDP Falls Hard
18   U.S.-- The Jobless Rate Is High And Labor Force Participation Is Low
18   Spain's GDP Progress Slips Sideways
17   U.S. Housing Starts Decline Unexpectedly
17   German Investors: Almost Unanimous On Current Good Times, But Worry That The Good Times Won't Last
17   U.S. Gasoline Prices Slip As Crude Oil Falls
17   U.S. Industrial Activity Disappoints While Factory Sector Activity Falls
16   Empire State Factory Index Reverses Course
16   Zone Trade Flows Show Mixed Signals But Stay Strong
16   Statistical Evidence Of The Impact Of Japan's March Disasters
16   NABE Revises Growth Forecast Down Slightly
16   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Remains Flat
13   U.S. CPI Driven By Energy & Food
13   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Gains
13   EMU GDP rises in 2011-Q1 As the ECB 'Rings the Bell' for Germany
13   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Accelerates
12   U.S. PPI Strength Driven By Energy
12   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Retrace Earlier Gain
12   U.S. Retail Sales Boosted By Gasoline Outlays
11   U.S. Trade Deficit Increases With Higher Oil Prices
11   Euro-Area Inflation Led by Developments in Germany?
11   U.S. Mortgage Applications Jump As Interest Rates Retreat
10   U.S. Small Business Optimism Remains Subdued
10   IP Growth Settles Lower, For Some Faster Than For Others
10   China's Trade Balance Increases: Exports Down $4.7 Billions But Imports Down $8.8 Billions
10   U.S. Import & Export Prices Continue Strong
10   U.S. Gasoline Prices Have Nowhere To Go But Up But Crude Oil Is Volatile
10   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip
09   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Strengthens
09   German Trade in Goods Improves in March in spite of Rising Euro
09   OECD LEIs
06   U.S. Payroll Hiring Is Firm But Jobless Rate Ticks Up
06   German IP Growth Is Slight Downturn
06   U.S. Chain Store Sales Show Strength During April
05   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Surge
05   U.S. Monster Employment Index Hits New High
05   German Orders Growth Begins to Wither
05   U.S. Labor Productivity Slows
04   U.S. Vehicle Sales Rise Slightly M/M
04   U.S. Challenger Layoffs Near Lowest Since 2000
04   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Declines Further
04   EMU Services Sag
04   ADP Reports Moderate Job Growth
03   Higher Prices Erode U.S. Wages And Threaten Consumer Spending
03   UK MFG Takes Unexpected Dive
03   Inflation Expectation For South Korea And India
03   U.S. Factory Orders & Shipments Jump
03   U.S. Gasoline Prices Increase Steadily
02   U.S. Factory Sector Growth Eases Again
02   April Manufacturing PMI For Euro-Area Still Strong
02   U.S. Construction Spending Recovers

April 2011

29   U.S. Personal Income Gains But Spending Slows
29   Chicago Fed Index Turns Positive
29   U.S. Employment Cost Index Increases Y/Y
29   Euro-Area Indices Weaken
28   U.S. GDP Growth Slows
28   Japan's IP Takes a Big Hit
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Improve
28   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Jump
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Strengthen Broadly
27   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged
27   Orders in Euro-Area Rise Sharply
27   U.S. Mortgage Applications and Interest Rates Retreat
26   U.S. Consumer Confidence Recovers
26   Widening Interest Rate Differentials World Wide Are Encouraging Carry Trades
26   UK Industrial Sector Remains Hard As Rocks But....So Do Upward Price Trends
26   U.S. Gasoline Prices Rise While Crude Oil Jumps
26   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Moves To New Low
25   U.S. New Home Sales Post A Limp Rebound
25   Preliminary Indicators of the Economic Effects of Japan's March Earthquake and Tsunami
25   U.S. Mass Layoffs Are Lowest Since 2007
21   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Rise Again
21   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Falls Sharply
21   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Fall
21   IFO and EU Indices Show Unwind for Germany: Back to Normalcy?
20   U.S. Existing Home Sales Improve Somewhat
20   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise
20   German PPI Soars Then Pressure Abates?
19   U.S. Housing Starts Recover Modestly
19   U.S. Chain Store Sales Reach Another Record
19   U.S. Gasoline Prices Strengthen Even More
19   Canada's Inflation Takes Hold If Not Flight
18   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Remains Low
15   U.S. CPI Increase Moderates
15   Euro-Area Revises Inflation Is Higher
15   Foreign Investors' Holdings Take Smaller Share of Treasury Debt: Other TIC Data Mixed
15   Empire State Factory Index Reaches Twelve-Month High
15   U.S. Factory Sector Improvement Continues
14   U.S. PPI Increase Moderates
14   U.S. Mortgage Applications Decline
14   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Rebound To Eight-Week High
13   U.S. Retail Sales Gain Is Widespread
13   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Slows
13   U.S. JOLTS Rate Gains
13   Euro-Area IP Advanced More Strongly in Feb
12   U.S. Small Business Optimism Moves Lower
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Expanded In Q2 FY'11
12   Potentially Disturbing Zew Readings...Are They Part Of A Broader Disturbing Trend?
12   U.S. Petroleum Prices Surge
12   U.S. Import Prices Surge With Oil & Food Costs
12   U.S. Trade Deficit Improves Slightly
11   Contrasting Trends in Industrial Production: Far East Vs Euro Area
11   French and Italian IP Continue to Expand But Italy Shows Momentum Loss
08   U.S. Consumer Credit Growth Strengthens
08   BOE Plays Doubting Thomas to Resurrected Inflation
07   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Decline Further
07   German IP Continues Its Strong Rise
06   U.S. Loans Past Due Decline Sharply
06   German Orders Show Great Resiliency
06   U.S. Chain Store Sales Jump
06   U.S. Mortgage Applications Fall
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Declines
05   Euro-Area Services Work Their Way Higher
05   UK:To Raise Or Not To Raise Interest Rate on April 11?
05   U.S. Petroleum Prices Rise
04   U.S. Vehicle Sales Drop With Higher Gasoline Prices
04   Euro Schism As The ECB Gets Ready To...
04   Canada Business Opinion Turns More Negative
01   U.S. Payroll Employment Gain Is Healthy And Jobless Rate Falls
01   EMU MFG Recovery Loses Up-Thrust; UK Shows More Reversal
01   U.S. Factory Sector Momentum Stalls
01   U.S. Construction Spending Still Down

March 2011

31   U.S. Factory Orders Slip M/M But Trend Gain Stable
31   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Slip
30   ADP Reports Another Firm Job Increase
30   EU Indices Slow Their Pace of Increase
30   U.S. Mortgage Applications Fall As Interest Rates Rise
29   U.S. Consumer Confidence Declines Sharply
29   U.S. Gasoline Prices Reach New High
29   Italy's Economy Still Hitting Bumps And Potholes
29   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Moves To New Low
28   U.S. Personal Spending Growth Improves
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Increase
25   U.S. GDP Growth Revised Up and Corporate Profits Rise
25   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Slumps
24   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Slip
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline Unexpectedly
23   U.S. New Home Sales Hit Record Low With Severe Weather
23   Euro-Area Orders Barely Edge Up on Strong Foreign Demand
23   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise As Interest Rates Fall
22   U.S. Mass Layoffs Decline
22   U.S. Gasoline Prices Slip From High
22   UK Inflation Takes Another Step Up
22   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall And Prices At Ten-Year Low
21   Chicago Fed Index Is Negative Due To Consumption & Housing
18   U.S. Consumers Like To Play
18   EMU Trade Stays in Deficit
17   U.S. CPI Firms Again
17   Japan's Service Sector Was Firing Up Before Disaster Struck...Then Disaster Struck...What's Next?
17   Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index Jumps
17   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Improve -- With a Caveat
17   U.S. Industrial Production Slips With Less Utility Output But Factory Output Increases
17   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Pull Back
16   U.S. Housing Starts Suffer Another Setback
16   U.S. Furniture Buying Continues Strong
16   U.S. Current Account Deficit Narrows in Q4 as Exports Rebound
16   U.S. PPI Surges While Downstream Pressures Build
16   EMU Inflation Picture Puts ECB on Hot/Cold Seat
15   U.S. Import Prices Strengthen Further
15   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged; Economy Upgraded
15   Germany's ZEW Indicators: A Hint Of What The Impact Of The Japanese Earthquake Might Be On German Activity
15   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Ticks Up
15   Empire State Factory Index Improved
15   U.S. Gasoline Prices Rise Further
14   U.S. Inflation And The Rational Consumer
14   Japan: Some Economic Consequences of the Kobe Earthquake of 1995
11   U.S. Retail Sales Regain Forward Momentum
11   U.S. Business Inventories Grow Even as I/S Ratios Hover at Record Lows
11   JOLTS: U.S. Job Openings Rate Reverses Earlier Improvement
11   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Slumps As Oil Prices Surge
10   U.S. Trade Deficit Deepens Further Due To Higher Oil Prices
10   U.S. Flow of Funds Show Hesitant Gain in Credit Market Borrowing
10   German Trade Shows Slowing Exports - But Why?
10   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Rise
09   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rise With Low Interest Rates
09   German IP, Risk & Geopolyconomics
09   U.S. Chain Store Sales Begin March With A Jump
08   U.S. Gasoline Prices Rise Further With Crude Oil
08   German Manufacturing New orders and Sales: An Increase in Domestic Demands?
08   U.S. Manpower Inc. Survey: Hiring Remains Steady For Q2
08   U.S. Small Business Optimism Increases Further
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Expands But The Mix Diverges
07   Japan's Business Conditions Index
04   U.S. Payroll Employment Firms And Unemployment Rate Falls Unexpectedly
03   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Plumb New Low
03   Service Sectors Continue to Advance...Mostly
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Firms Again
03   U.S. Labor Productivity Is Unrevised
02   ADP Reports Continued Firm Job Growth
02   U.S. Challenger Layoffs Increase Sharply
02   PPI Prices Climb Sharply in EMU
02   U.S. Vehicle Sales Unexpectedly Rise Further
01   U.S. Factory Sector Expansion Gains Steam
01   Unemployment In Germany And Other Countries In The Euro Area
01   MFG Is At Strong Diffusion Levels Across MOST of EMU
01   U.S. Construction Spending Declines Again
01   U.S. Gasoline Prices Surge With Crude Oil
01   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip

February 2011

28   NABE Says Economic Growth Will Be Higher In 2011
28   Japan In The Data News
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Decline
28   U.S. Personal Income Improves but Spending Moderates
25   U.S. GDP Growth, Surprisingly, Is Revised Down
25   UK GDP in Q4 Is Worse Than Expected
25   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Firms Since Mid-Month
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Surge Due To Aircraft
24   EU Indices Continue to Make Progress, But...
24   Chicago Fed Index Returns To Negative Territory
24   U.S. New Home Sales Decline
24   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Reverse Earlier Increase
23   U.S. Crude Oil Costs Spike: "It's the Libyans"
23   U.S. Existing Home Sales Jump; Prices Near 10-Year Low
23   Euro Area Orders Take Wing Again
23   U.S. Mortgage Applications Rebound With Dip In Interest Rates
22   U.S. Consumer Confidence Increases To Highest Since 2008
22   Belgian National Bank Index Pushes Higher
22   Another Look At The German Consumer Outlook
22   Philadelphia Fed Index Reaches Highest Since 2004
22   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Gives Back Earlier Gains
21   German Overall Business Confidence Indicator Rises But Confidence In Retail Trade Continues To Weaken
18   U.S. Labor Force Participation Falls
18   UK Retail Sales Zoom Ahead As G-20 Ponders Policy
17   U.S. CPI Is Strong With Higher Energy & Food Costs; Core Pricing Firms
17   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Increase
17   EMU Trade Gap Stays Negative
16   U.S. Housing Starts Snap Back
16   U.S. Industrial Production Falls With Less Utility Output While Factories Produce More
16   U.S. PPI Jumps Again
16   Japan's Tertiary Sector Contracts in December
15   U.S. Retail Sales Gain Disappoints
15   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Remains Unchanged
15   EMU GDP Comes In On The Light Side
15   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Recovers
15   ZEW Survey: Germans See Improvement In The Economy But Are Beginning To Worry About Profits
15   Empire State Factory Index Increases Again
15   U.S. Import Prices Firm
14   Commodity Prices: Are They A Harbinger of Inflation or Real Growth?
14   China: Exports Fall, Imports Rise. Result a Smaller Surplus
14   OECD LEIs Advance but Slow
11   U.S. Trade Deficit Deteriorates Due To Higher Oil Prices
11   U.S. Consumer Sentiment Firms Again
11   German Inflation Takes Root- How Much Risk Is There?
10   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Fall To Lowest Since 2008
10   Euro-Area IP Advances But Loses Momentum
09   U.S. Gasoline Prices Resume Rise
09   U.S. Mortgage Applications Decline As Interest Rates Rise
09   German Trade Gaps Widens
09   U.S. Chain Store Sales Recovere
08   U.S. Small Business Optimism Highest Since 2007
08   German IP Shows Split Trends
08   Differences In Inflation: Chile; Latvia And Pakistan
08   JOLTS: U.S. Job Openings Rate Pulls Back
07   U.S. Interest Rates Climb
07   German Orders Plunge in December
07   Growth In Pacific Rim GDP Accelerates In Q4 2010: Indonesia, The Latest To Report
04   U.S. Payroll Increase Disappoints But Unemployment Rate Falls
03   U.S. Initial Claims For Jobless Insurance Fall Back
03   Retail Sales Falter in Europe
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Continues Higher
03   U.S. Labor Productivity Improves Further, Lowering Costs
02   ADP Reports Another Firm Jobs Gain
02   U.S. Challenger Layoffs Are Another Sign Of Firming Job Market
02   U.S. Vehicle Sales Remain Unchanged M/M
01   U.S. ISM Factory Sector Index Increases to Highest Level Since 2004
01   U.S. Construction Spending Falls Sharply
01   Unemployment Remains Dead Flat
01   Australia: Business Confidence And Manufacturing PMI
01   U.S. Gasoline Prices Are Stable

January 2011

31   U.S. Personal Income & Spending Improve During 2010
31   German Retail Sales Fail Either To Lead Or To Follow
31   Why Now? The Revolutions In Egypt, Tunisia And Yemen
31   Intuit Small Business Hiring Index Continues To Improve
28   U.S. GDP Growth Strengthens
28   Consumer Sentiment Regains Some Spirits
28   U.S. Employment Cost Index Increases Y/Y
28   UK Plumbs The Downside Of Austerity
27   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Jump
27   U.S. Pending Home Sales Are Highest Since April As Prices Fall
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Lower Due To Aircraft
27   EU Commission Index Encounters Growth Set-Back
27   Chicago Fed Index Turns Positive
26   U.S. Mortgage Applications Reverse Earlier Gains
26   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Unchanged Citing Low Price Pressures
26   U.S. New Home Sales Gain Limited By Heavy Snowfall
25   U.S. Case-Shiller Home Price Index Continues Double-Dip
25   U.S. Chain Store Sales Trend Lower
25   U.S. Consumer Confidence Recovers
25   More German Consumers Think Times Are Good For Making Major Purchases
25   U.S. Gasoline Prices Move Up But Crude Oil Is Down
24   National Association For Business Economics (NABE) Survey Shows Improvement
24   Foreign Orders Continue To Lead Way Higher
24   Purchasing Managers See Some Deceleration In German And French Manufacturing
21   U.S. Consumer Credit Delinquencies Remain Lower
21   INSEE's Industry Survey Points Up For France
20   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Approach Cycle Low
20   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Are Strong Again
20   Philadelphia Fed Index Slips M/M But Remains Near High
20   U.S. Existing Home Sales Jump
20   UK Industrial Orders Sink Surprisingly Fast
19   Winter Weather Wallops U.S. Housing Starts During December
19   U.S. Chain Store Sales Slip Further
19   U.S. Gasoline & Crude Oil Prices Rise Further
18   Empire State Factory Index Improves Further
18   U.S. Home Builders Association Index Is Stable At A Depressed Level
18   German Financial Experts Are Upbeat On Prospects
17   U.S. Business Inventory Accumulation Slows
14   U.S. Retail Sales Post Uneven Gains At Year-end
14   Consumer Sentiment Sours A Bit
14   U.S. CPI Jumps With Energy Costs
14   U.S. Industrial Production Surges; Utility Output Up with Weather, But Manufacturing Also Gains
13   U.S. PPI Posts Strongest Gain Since 2008
13   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Climb to Highest Since October
13   U.S. Trade Deficit Stays Roughly Stable In November
13   Japan Machinery Orders Disappoint
12   U.S. Import Prices Again Lifted By Oil
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Narrows Slightly In Q1 FY'11
12   Euro-Area IP Surges in November
12   U.S. Mortgage Applications Increase As Interest Rates Fall
11   U.S. Small Business Optimism Slips in December But Trend Improvement Intact
11   Japan LEI Gains Some Traction
11   British Chamber Of Commerce Survey Of Business Shows Increased Optimism
11   JOLTS: U.S. Job Openings Rate Pulls Back
11   U.S. Chain Store Sales Decline As Holiday Spirit Fades
11   U.S. Gasoline Prices Higher With Crude Oil Costs
10   U.S. Consumer Credit Again Ratchets Up
10   Encouraging Industrial Production Reports From Five Countries
10   U.S. ISM Composite Index Is Highest Since 2006
07   U.S. Payroll Increase Disappoints Again But Unemployment Rate Declines
07   EMU Does Better Than Expected; Germany Best Of All
06   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Rise Modestly
06   EMU Does Better Than Expected; Germany Best Of All
06   U.S. Mortgage Applications Remain Near One-Year Low Though Rates Dip
06   U.S. Challenger Layoffs Lowest In Ten Yearsp
05   ADP Reports Record Jump In Payrolls
05   Euro-Area Orders Slow
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Highest Since 2006
05   U.S. Vehicle Sales Improve Further
05   Small Business Employment Outpaces Overall Economy
04   U.S. Factory Shipments Rise With Higher Oil Prices
04   Household Confidence Erodes In France
04   Brazil Gets Protective Vis A Vis China
04   U.S. Chain Store Sales Reach A Record Level At Year-end
04   U.S. Gasoline Prices Higher With Crude Oil Costs
03   U.S. ISM Factory Sector Index Rises to Highest Level Since 2004
03   U.S. Construction Spending Increases Modestly
03   The IMF'S Fiscal Monitor: Government Debt/GDP
03   EMU MFG PMIs Show Strength