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December 2015

31   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Increase 20,000
30   U.S. Pending Home Sales Decline in November
29   U.S. Consumer Confidence Shows Partial Recovery
28   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Index Weakens
24   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Edge Lower
23   U.S. New Home Sales and Prices Improve
23   U.S. Personal Spending and Income Rise 0.3%
23   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Little Changed in November
23   U.K. Q3 GDP Rise Is Cut to 0.4% from 0.5%
22   U.S. Natural Gas Prices Continue to Tumble; Petroleum Prices Ease
22   Philadelphia Fed Survey; Nonmanufacturing Business Conditions Deteriorate
22   U.S. Existing Home Sales in November Hit by New Regulations
22   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Slows a Bit in October
22   U.S. GDP Growth Is Revised Down Slightly; Corporate Profits Decline
22   GfK Confidence Set to Rise in January in Germany
21   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Deteriorates
21   Japan's Sector Indices Rise
18   Kansas City Federal Reserve Factory Sector Retraces Earlier Improvement
18   French PPI in November Rises 0.2%
17   U.S. Current Account Deficit Deepens
17   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Continue to Rise
17   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Ease
17   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Deteriorates; New Orders Ease
17   Germany's Ifo Backtracks on Mixed Components
16   FOMC Increases Federal Funds Rate; Suggests More to Come
16   U.S. Industrial Production Declines for a Third Consecutive Month; Factory Output Holds Steady
16   U.S. Housing Starts Rebound M/M; Building Permits Reach Five-Month High
16   EMU Flash Total PMI Slips in December- Little to Cheer
15   Empire State Factory Sector Activity Improves
15   U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices Decline Sharply
15   U.S. Home Builders Index Falls Again
15   U.S. CPI Remains Unchanged; Core Prices Increase Steadily
15   Car Registrations No Longer Zoom Ahead in Europe
14   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Remain Under Pressure
14   Japan's Tankan Is Unchanged But the Outlook Is Cut
11   U.S. Business Inventories Are Little-Changed M/M; I/S Ratios Trend Higher
11   U.S. Producer Prices Rebound
11   U.S. Retail Sales Show Widespread Improvement
11   France's Current Account Swings Back to Deficit
10   U.S. Budget Deficit Deepens Y/Y
10   U.S. Financial Accounts Show Less Borrowing But Also Smaller Net Wealth
10   U.S. Import Price Decline Led by Cheaper Oil
10   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Increase
10   French IP Makes Surprise Gain
09   U.S. Wholesale Inventories Ease
09   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Improve Slightly
09   German Trade Flows Continue on Sinking Trends
08   U.S. Crude Oil Prices Touch Seven-Year Low; Gasoline Prices Ease
08   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Dips
08   U.S. Small Business Optimism Index Falls to Five-Month Low
08   OECD LEIs Are Stable... But Barely
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Increase Diminishes Following Record Gain
07   NABE Expects Moderate Real Economic Growth and Higher Price Inflation
07   German IP Makes Small Gain After Two Drops
04   U.S. Trade Deficit Widens Somewhat in October
04   U.S. Payrolls Rise Moderately: Unemployment Rate Stabilizes While Earnings Gains Ease
04   German Orders Show First Growth in Four Months
03   U.S. Factory Sector's New and Unfilled Orders Increase
03   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Decline Sharply
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Declines to 6-Month Low
03   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Rise Slightly
03   Retail Sales Show Their Weak Side; ECB Offers More Stimulus
02   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications and Interest Rates Move Sideways
02   U.S. Productivity Growth Lifted by Revisions; Unit Labor Costs Also Strengthened
02   U.S. ADP Reports Largest Payroll Increase Since June, Paced by Small Business
02   Euro Area Inflation Is Still Weakening
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Remain Strong Despite Monthly Dip
01   U.S. Construction Activity Continues to Strengthen
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Falls to Lowest Level Since 2009
01   U.S. Gasoline Prices Decline; Crude Oil Nudges Up
01   Globally Manufacturing PMIs Are Weak

November 2015

30   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Improves; Employment Figures Strengthen
30   U.S. Pending Home Sales Improve
30   Chicago Business Barometer Reverses Earlier Improvement; Suggests Economic Contraction
30   Japan's IP Marks a Strong October Gain
27   EMU Index Holds Its Ground in November
25   U.S. Personal Spending Inches Higher as Income Strengthens
25   U.S. New Home Sales Rise M/M but Tread Water This Year
25   Durable Goods Orders Rebound More Strongly Than Expected in October
25   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Firmer in September
25   Retail Sales Growth Turns Negative In September
25   US Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Fall Unexpectedly
24   U.S. Petroleum Prices Continue To Track Lower
24   U.S. GDP Growth Is Revised Up With Inventories; Corporate Profits Decline
24   Germany's IFO Improves
24   U.S. Consumer Confidence Deteriorates Broadly
23   U.S. Existing Home Sales Retreat; Prices Down for Fourth Straight Month
23   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Improves
23   EMU PMI Climbs - Much Ado about Very Little
20   U.S. State Unemployment Rates Vary Greatly
20   Inflation divergence stalks Germany and EMU
19   EMU Trade Surplus Climbs While Underlying Flows Sink
19   U.S. Leading Economic Index Posts Firm Increase
19   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Ease
19   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Turns Slightly Positive
18   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Move Sideways as Interest Rates Rise
18   U.S. Housing Starts Decline Sharply; Building Permits Rise
18   U.S. Industrial Production Falls 0.2% for Second Straight Month
17   U.S. Home Builders Index Retreats; Traffic Surges
17   U.S. Petroleum Prices Touch New Lows
17   U.S. CPI Recovers After Two Months of Decline
17   Zew Expectations Rebound but Do Not Change the Story
16   Empire State Factory Sector Activity Remains Negative
16   European Inflation Remains Low but Its Prices Are not Falling
13   U.S. Business Inventories Accumulate
13   U.S. Retail Sales Remain Little Changed
13   U.S. Producer Prices Post a Surprising Decline
13   Q/Q GDP Growth Declines in 8 of Ten Member Countries and in EMU
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Deepens
12   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Inches Higher but Hiring Dips
12   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Remain Unchanged
12   Euro Area IP Falls for Second Straight Month
11   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Continue Moving Lower
11   Japan's Money Growth Steadies
10   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Improves
10   U.S. Petroleum Prices Move Slightly Higher
10   U.S. Import Price Decline Is Broad-Based
10   U.S. Small Business Optimism Index Remains Steady
10   French and Italian IP Show Fledgling Recovery
09   U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index Remains Weak
09   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Grows at a Record Rate
09   Bank of France Indicator Jumps in September
06   U.S. Payroll Increase is Largest This Year; Earnings Strengthen and Jobless Rate Declines
06   German IP Makes A Second Consecutive Drop
05   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Ease
05   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Unexpectedly Jump to 5-Week High
05   U.S. Productivity Improves but Unit Labor Costs Rise
05   German Orders Send Ominous Signals
04   U.S. Trade Deficit Improves Sharply
04   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Improvement Led by New Orders
04   U.S. ADP Payroll Increase Paced by Small Businesses
04   EMU Final Total PMI Gauge Revised Lower
03   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Maintain 15-Year High; Imported Truck Sales Surge
03   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Decline Led by Aircraft
03   U.S. Energy Prices Remain Weak
03   Oil and Select Middle Eastern Country PMI Ills
02   U.S. Construction Spending Remains Strong
02   U.S. ISM Factory Activity Remains Near Break-Even but Employment Declines
02   Globally Manufacturing PMIs Remain Lethargic

October 2015

30   Chicago Business Barometer Nears This Year's High
30   U.S. Employment Cost Index Bounces Back
30   U.S. Personal Spending & Income Inch Higher; Prices Ease
30   EMU Unemployment Rate Falls/Inflation Goes Dead Flat
29   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Remain Near 1973 Low
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Decline
29   U.S. GDP Growth Is Reduced by Inventory Decumulation
29   EU Sentiment Falls; EMU Sentiment Rises
28   FOMC Holds Interest Rates Steady but Upgrades Assessment of the Economy
28   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Ease
28   Migrant Issues Whack German Sentiment
27   U.S. Gasoline and Natural Gas Costs Plumb New Lows
27   U.S. Consumer Confidence Retreats to Three-Month Low
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline Is Broad-Based
27   Euro Area Money and Credit Pause and Dip
26   Texas Factory Sector Activity is Mixed; Production Improves but Demand Weakens
26   U.S. New Home Sales Weaken but Prices Rebound
26   German Ifo Index Slips But Not As Much As Feared
23   Kansas City Federal Reserve Factory Sector Index Improves
23   Can Europe Prosper on Services Alone?
22   U.S. Leading Economic Index Declines
22   U.S. FHFA Prices Slow
22   U.S. Existing Home Sales Rebound as Prices Fall Again
22   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Suggests Moderate Economic Growth
22   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Remain Near 1973 Low
22   U.K. Retail Sales Show Some Life
21   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Recover as Interest Rates Remain Low
21   Japan's Exports and Imports Lose Momentum
20   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Ease
20   Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Survey Indicates Improvement
20   U.S. Housing Starts Post Firm Gain but Building Permits Ease
20   EMU Trade Surplus Contracts in August
19   U.S. Home Builders Index Strengthens to 10-Year High
16   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Declines; Hiring Rate Remains Stable
16   U.S. Industrial Production Continues to Soften
16   U.S. Budget Deficit Shrinks to Eight-Year Low As Revenues Strengthen
16   European Car Registrations Continue to Surge Higher Year-over-Year
15   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Remains Below Break-Even
15   Empire State Factory Sector Activity Continues Lower
15   U.S. Initial Claims For Unemployment Insurance Touch 1973 Low
15   U.S. CPI Dips; Core Prices Strengthen
15   Japan's Indices Wander in Different Directions
14   U.S. Petroleum Prices Rise; Natural Gas Falls Further
14   U.S. Business Inventories Remain Unchanged
14   U.S. Producer Price Decline Is Broad-Based
14   U.S. Retail Sales Are Little Changed Again
14   EMU IP Clings to Growth But Decelerates
13   NFIB Survey Contains Mixed Business Activity and Weak Price Readings
13   ZEW Careens Lower
12   NABE Lowers Real Growth and Inflation Forecasts
12   France Shows Trade Flow Reversal
09   U.S. Import Price Decline is Limited by Rise in Petroleum Costs
09   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Continues to Strengthen
09   UK Trade Trends Show Deterioration
08   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Fall to Summer Low
08   OECD LEIs Show Widespread Slowing
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Slows Further
07   German Industrial Output Falls in August; Is it a Harbinger?
07   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Surge as Interest Rates Fall Further
06   U.S. Trade Deficit Deepens Unexpectedly
06   U.S. Gasoline Prices Remain Stable; Natural Gas Hits 2012 Low
06   German Orders Drop Again in August
05   Global MFG Takes Another Step Back in September
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Declines, Led by Orders
02   U.S. Payroll Gain Disappoints Again; Earnings Stabilize Along With Jobless Rate
02   EMU PPI Collapses as HICP Turns to Show Deflation
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Continue to Improve
01   U.S. Construction Spending Improvement Slows Versus A Strong Spring
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Weakens to Two-Year Low; Prices Decline
01   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Edge Higher W/W; Trend Sideways
01   Japan's Tankan Survey Tails But Holds High

September 2015

30   Chicago Business Barometer Slumped in September
30   U.S. ADP Payroll Increase Sustains Growth
30   Unemployment Rates Frozen at High Levels in Europe
29   U.S. Consumer Confidence Adds to Gains in September
29   U.S. Gasoline & Crude Oil Prices Stabilize
29   EU Index Shows Surprising September Rise
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Decline Sharply
28   U.S. Personal Income Gain Moderates; Spending Remains Firm
28   Italian Confidence Makes Strong Gains
25   U.S. GDP Growth Is Revised Up as Final Demand Strengthens
25   French Consumers Begin to Feel Better in September
24   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Reverses Earlier Improvement
24   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Notch Higher
24   U.S. New Home Sales Reach 2008 High
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline Paced By Civilian Aircraft
24   German Ifo Moves Higher, Bucking Some Contrary Trends
23   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Jump As Rates Steady
23   European PMIs Take a Step Back; In a Big Picture Sense PMIs Remain Flat
22   Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Survey Improves
22   U.S. FHFA Home Price Increase Perks Up
22   U.S. Gasoline Prices Touch Seven-Month Low
22   U.K. Industry Weakens in September
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales And Prices Ease
21   German PPI Trends Begin to Turn Lower Again
18   U.S. Financial Accounts Show Moderate Borrowing; Little Change in Net Wealth
18   U.S. Leading Economic Index Ticks Higher
18   Italian Exports and Imports Slow As Global Theme of Weakness Plays Out
17   FOMC Holds Rates Steady; Sees Moderate Economic Growth and Stable Inflation Expectations
17   U.S. Current Account Deficit Shrinks
17   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Backpedals
17   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Fall to Eight-Week Low
17   U.S. Housing Starts Decline But Permits Gain
17   Japan's Trade Erosion Abates Slightly in August
16   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Decline; Financing Rates are Steady
16   U.S. Home Builders Index Strengthens to 2005 High
16   U.S. CPI Decline Reflects Lower Energy Costs; Core Prices Rise Minimally
16   EMU HICP Flirts with Danger Again
15   U.S. Business Inventory Total Rises Marginally; Mixed by Sector
15   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Decline
15   U.S. Industrial Production Declines Broadly
15   Empire State Factory Sector Activity Decreases For Second Consecutive Month
15   U.S. Retail Sales Advance Slightly
15   ZEW Nose Dives
14   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Remain Under Pressure
14   U.S. Budget Deficit Halves in August Due to Calendar Quirks, Trending Toward Eight-Year Low
14   Italian HICP Ticks Higher in August
11   U.S. Producer Price Total Unchanged in August as Core Prices Continue To Rise
11   Shifting French Trade Trends in Uncertain Times
10   U.S. Import and Export Prices Extend Broad Declines
10   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Ease Back to 275K
10   EMU IP Shows Mixed Trends With Lingering Weakness
09   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Gains, While Hiring Slows
09   2Q U.S. Quarterly Services Survey: Real Estate Strong, Utilities Weak
09   OECD LEI Barely Goes Over the Hurdle of Neutrality
08   U.S. Consumer Credit Growth Pulls Back
08   NFIB Survey Shows Strong Labor Markets But Modest Activity
08   German Exports Spurt in July
04   U.S. Payroll Employment Increase Weakens; Jobless Rate Falls to 2008 Low
04   Suddenly German Order Trends Do Not Look So Good
03   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Pull Back
03   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Applications Rebound to Eight-Week High
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Dips but Remains Near 10-Year High
03   U.S. Trade Deficit Is Shallower
03   Euro Area Total Private PMI Gauge Moves Higher
02   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Improve
02   U.S. Productivity is Revised Higher Following Two Quarters of Decline
02   U.S. ADP Payroll Increase Is Fairly Stable
02   EMU Producer Prices Continue to Fall
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Crest 10-Year High, Led by Imported Light Trucks
01   U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Improve
01   U.S. ISM Factory Index Weakens to Two-Year Low
01   U.S. Crude Oil Prices Surge; Gasoline Prices Decline
01   Manufacturing PMI Gauges Offer Little Optimism

August 2015

31   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Deteriorates Along With Outlook
31   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Eases in August; Q3 Remains Firm
31   EMU Inflation: Stuck Low
28   Steady U.S. Personal Income Increase Fosters Higher Savings
28   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Activity Index Continues to Weaken
28   EU/EMU Indices Rise in August-Ho Hum
27   U.S. Pending Home Sales Post Limited Gains
27   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Decline
27   U.S. GDP Growth Is Strengthened; Upward Revisions Are Broad-Based and Profit Growth Is Robust
27   French Business Climate Holds Recent Gains
26   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications' Gain Led by Purchases
26   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Beat Expectations, Led Higher by Civilian Capital Goods
26   U.K. Retail Sales Perk Up
25   U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Jumps
25   U.S. New Home Sales Rebound Along With Prices
25   U.S. FHFA Home Price Increase Weakens
25   U.S. Crude Oil Prices Fall Sharply; Gasoline Prices Ease
25   German Ifo Rose in July But All Is Not Rosy
24   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Improves to Eight-Month High
24   Finland's PPI Continues to Show Declines; Will World Events Accelerate It?
21   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Post Broad-Based Declines
21   Euro Area Makes Some Progress; Flash PMIs Advance
20   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Strengthens but Pricing Power Diminishes
20   U.S. Leading Economic Index Declines in July
20   U.S. Existing Home Sales Improve to 2007 High; Prices Ease from Record
20   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Increase, but Remain Near Expansion Low>
20   German PPI Remains Weak
19   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Rise as Refinancings Strengthen
19   U.S. CPI Increase Is Surprisingly Moderate
19   Japan's Trade Deficit Continues to Be Nettlesome
18   U.S. Gasoline Prices Improve While Crude Oil Costs Continue Lower
18   U.S. Housing Starts Near Eight-Year High; Permits Backpedal
18   U.K. Inflation Perks Up
17   U.S. Home Builders Index Inches Higher to 2005 High
17   Empire State Factory Sector Index Declines Sharply
17   Japan's GDP Sinks in Q2
14   U.S. Industrial Production Strengthens
14   U.S. Producer Price Inflation Eases but Core Prices Firm
14   Euro Area GDP Simmers As Do Troubles
13   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Notch Higher
13   U.S. Business Inventories Grow, as Sales Gains Are Modest
13   U.S. Import and Export Price Declines Are Broad-Based
13   U.S. Retail Sales Recovery Accompanied by Upward Revisions
13   Japan's Orders Continue to Disappoint
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Deepens as Spending Ramps Up
12   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Remains Near 2001 High; Hiring Strengthens
12   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Continue Moving Sideways
12   EMU's Industrial Sector Weakens
11   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Continues to Strengthen
11   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Are Still Weakening
11   U.S. Small Business Optimism Improves Moderately
11   U.S. Productivity Improves Following Two Quarters of Decline
11   ZEW Expectations Continue to Lag
10   U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index Remains Weak
10   U.S. Consumer Borrowing Firms
10   Bank of France Survey: France Continues to Struggle
07   U.S. Payroll Employment Gain Eases; Jobless Rate Holds Steady
07   German IP Drops
06   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Surge
06   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Remain Near Expansion Low
06   German Orders Rise on the Foreign Sector
05   U.S. Trade Deficit Deepens Slightly
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Jumps to 10-Year High
05   U.S. ADP: Payroll Employment Increase Softens
05   Total PMIs Back Off in July
04   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Ease
04   U.S. Gasoline Prices Touch Three-Month Low; Crude Oil Slides
04   EMU PPI Drops But It Also Decelerates
03   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Rebound
03   U.S. Construction Spending Trend Is Strong
03   U.S. ISM Factory Index Unexpectedly Falls to Three-Month Low
03   U.S. Personal Spending Rise Moderates Despite Firmer Income Gain
03   Manufacturing PMIs in July

July 2015

31   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Signals Expansion
31   U.S. Employment Cost Index Increase Weakens to Record Low
31   EMU Unemployment Is Unchanged
30   U.S. Merchandise Trade Deficit Deepens
30   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Rise from 1973 Low
30   U.S. GDP Growth Improves; Consumer Leads the Advance
30   EU Commission Indices Show Strength in July
29   FOMC Holds Rates Steady; Sees Moderate Economic Growth and Stable Inflation Expectations
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Unexpectedly Ease
29   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Continue Moving Sideways
29   German Consumer Sentiment Flat-Lines in August
28   U.S. Consumer Confidence Retreats to 10-Month Low
28   U.S. Crude Oil Prices Decline Sharply While Gasoline Costs Dip
28   Italian Consumer Confidence Continues Its Erratic Move Lower
27   Texas Factory Sector Activity Continues to Improve While Expectations Strengthen
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Increase As Aircraft Bookings Soar
27   In EMU, No Acceleration in Real Money or Credit
24   U.S. New Home Sales Unexpectedly Decline as Pricing Power Wanes
24   EMU PMIs Falter in July: What Else Did You Expect?
23   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Index Demonstrates Mixed Performance
23   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Index Posts Another Firm Gain
23   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Turns Positive
23   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Decline to 1973 Low
23   Japan's Trade Shows Little Change
22   U.S. Existing Home Sales Improve to 2007 High; Prices Set a Record
22   U.S. FHFA Home Price Increase Remains Steady
22   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Remain Steady
22   French Business Climate Perks Up- Will It Stay Up?
21   Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Readings Deteriorate
21   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Dip
21   Finland's Unemployment Problem Persists
20   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Ease
20   EMU Trade Surplus Drops
17   U.S. Housing Starts Strength Reflects Strong Multi-Family Building
17   U.S. CPI Strengthens, Both Total and Core
17   Spain Shows Some Strength in Its Volatile New Orders
16   U.S. Home Builders Index Holds at 2005 High
16   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Deteriorates While Pricing Improves
16   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Applications Reverse Earlier Increase
16   Auto Registrations and Retail Sales Show Broad European Recovery
15   U.S. Industrial Production Shows Limited Improvement
15   Empire State Factory Sector Index Remains Under Pressure
15   U.S. Producer Price Index Posts Unexpectedly Firm Increase
15   Dutch Exports Sag As Imports Gain Purchase
14   U.S. Business Inventories Continue Modest Growth Trend, Mixed by Sector
14   U.S. Gasoline Prices Increase While Crude Oil Costs Fall Sharply
14   U.S. Small Business Optimism Deteriorates to 15-Month Low
14   U.S. Import Prices Ease As Nonpetroleum Costs Fall Further
14   U.S. Retail Sales Disappoint With Broad-Based Decline
14   The Odd Euro Area IP Trends
13   U.S. Budget Surplus Lowers the Deficit Year-to-Date
13   Dutch IP Growth Year-Over-Year Is on Withering Trends
10   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Strengthens
10   U.S. Home Affordability Is Lessened By Higher Prices
10   IP in France and Italy Advances
09   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Reach Five-Month High
09   Japan's Machinery Orders Begin to Show Life
08   U.S. Consumer Borrowing Usage Eases
08   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Increase While Interest Rates Slip
08   OECD LEIs Show Moderate Growth But Not Upbeat
07   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Remains Steady; Hiring Dips
07   U.S. Trade Deficit Deepens Slightly
07   German IP, Flat in May, Still Shows Upturn
06   U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index Remains Weak
06   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Improves
06   German Orders Sink Slowly in May as Foreign Orders Stay Firm
02   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Nudge Higher
02   U.S. Payroll Employment and Earnings Gains Ease; Unemployment Rate Falls to Seven-Year Low
02   Euro Area PPI Inflation Still Falls Year-on-Year
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Backpedal; Trucks Share Improves
01   U.S. Construction Spending Growth Eases
01   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Improve
01   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Improves to Best Level Since January
01   U.S. ADP: Payroll Rise Is Strongest This Year
01   Markit Manufacturing Indices Are Mixed in June; Conditions Turn Up in EMU

June 2015

30   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Remains Below Break-Even
30   U.S. Consumer Confidence Nears Expansion High
30   U.S. Gasoline Prices Remain Up From January Low
30   European Trends Are on Hold as Greece Boils
29   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Improves
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Improve to Highest Level Since 2006
29   EMU and EU indices Drop in June
26   Kansas City Fed Factory Index Declines Again
26   EMU Money Growth Slows...So?
25   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Remain Below 300,000
25   U.S. Personal Spending Strength Is Bolstered by Firm Income Growth
25   German Confidence Heads for Small Set-Back
24   Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Survey Results Are Firm
24   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Increase While Interest Rates Slip
24   U.S. GDP Decline Is Reduced
24   Germany's Ifo Steps Back in June
23   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Slip
23   U.S. FHFA Home Price Increase Is Moderate But Steady
23   U.S. New Home Sales Improve As Prices Decline
23   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline Again; Aircraft Bookings Slide
23   EMU PMIs Show Some Strength
22   U.S. Existing Home Sales Reach 2009 High; Prices Firm
22   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Indicates Subpar Growth
19   U.S. Real Earnings Growth Firms
19   Italy's Trade Surplus Bounces Higher
18   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Strengthens; Prices Jump
18   U.S. Current Account Deficit Widens Again
18   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Post Firm Growth
18   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Near Recovery Low
18   U.S. CPI Strength Is Driven by Energy; Core Increase Moderates
18   U.K. Retail Sales Make a Surprising Gain
17   FOMC Outlook Is for Moderate Growth and Low Inflation
17   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Fall Back as Rates Increase
17   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Move Sideways
17   EMU Inflation Makes First Rise in Six Months
16   U.S. Gasoline Prices Reach November High
16   U.S. Housing Starts Ease; Permits Jump Again
15   U.S. Home Builders Index Rebounds to September High
15   U.S. Industrial Production Declines Unexpectedly
15   Empire State Factory Sector Index Eases
15   EMU Trade Surplus Expands in April
12   U.S. Producer Price Rebound Driven by Energy; Core Nudges Higher
12   Euro Area IP Slows to a Crawl in April But Holds to Solid Trends
11   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Increases but Still Lags Sales
11   U.S. Financial Accounts Show Markedly Reduced Credit Needs in Q1
11   U.S. Import Prices Increase as Petroleum Costs Jump
11   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Remain Low
11   U.S. Retail Sales Show Broad-Based Strength
11   Portuguese Inflation Takes Hold
10   U.S. Budget Deficit Continues to Lessen
10   U.S. Quarterly Services Survey Produces Varying Results
10   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Improve; Rates Reach November High
10   French Manufacturing Continues to Struggle
09   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Picks Up in April; Trend Increase Slows
09   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Strengthens but Hiring Fails to Keep Pace
09   U.S. Small Business Optimism Improves to Five-Month High, Despite a Labor Shortage
09   U.S. Gasoline Prices Remain Steady; Crude Oil Strengthens
09   Japan's Consumer Confidence Takes Small Step Back
08   Fed Indicates Labor Market Conditions Tighten Slightly
08   NABE Retains Forecast for Improved Growth and Higher Inflation
08   German IP Heads Higher
05   U.S. Consumer Borrowing Remains Firm
05   U.S. Job Growth is Unexpectedly Firm; Unemployment Rate Ticks Higher
05   German Orders Advance
04   U.S. Worker Productivity Decline is Deepened
04   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Pull Back
04   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Meander Lower
04   Emerging Economies Struggle Along with Everyone Else
03   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Decline; Rates Are Stable
03   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Deteriorates Sharply
03   U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows; Business Returns to Normal on the West Coast
03   U.S. ADP: Job Growth Is Improving
03   Services Sector and Total EMU PMI Slip in May
02   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Strengthen
02   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Ease
02   U.S. Gasoline Prices Post Minimal Increase; Crude Oil Declines
02   Is Europe Really Gaining Momentum?
01   U.S. Construction Spending Growth Strengthens
01   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Moves Up to Three-Month High
01   U.S. Personal Income Rebound Generates Little Change in Spending
01   EMU Shows Little Manufacturing Momentum

May 2015

29   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Moves Below Break-Even
29   U.S. GDP Contracts 0.7% but Corporate Profits Rebound
29   German Retail Sales Rebound in April
28   U.S. Pending Home Sales Surge To 2006 High
28   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Move Up
28   Momentum in EU/EMU Grinds to a Halt...and Then?
27   U.S. State Unemployment Rates Trend Lower but Vary Widely
27   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Ease as Rates Stay Elevated
27   U.S. Gasoline Prices Inch Higher; Crude Oil Slips
27   Germany's Consumer Climate Continues to Improve
26   Texas Factory Sector Activity Softens
26   U.S. Consumer Confidence Remains Sluggish
26   U.S. FHFA Home Price Increase Eases
26   U.S. New Home Sales Improve With Prices
26   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Back Off
26   U.K. Distributive Trades Survey Shows Growth
22   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Index Deteriorates To 2009 Low
22   U.S. CPI Increase Restrained By Lower Energy Prices; Core Heats Up
22   German GDP Finalizes Slowdown
21   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Furthers Its Sideways Movement
21   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Strengthen
21   U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall Back
21   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Improves
21   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Applications Notch Higher
21   EMU Private Sector Weakens Risks Linger
20   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Continue To Decline
20   Japan's GDP Posts Upside Surprise; Ignore the Year-Over-Year Weakness
19   U.S. Gasoline Prices Recapture December High; Crude Oil Surges As Well
19   U.S. Housing Starts and Permits Jump to 2007 Highs
19   ZEW Makes Sharp Backtrack As German Job Growth Slows
18   Japan's IP Deflates on Revision
18   U.S. Home Builders Index Is Loosing Upward Momentum
15   Empire State Factory Sector Index Improves; Pricing Power Collapses
15   U.S. Industrial Production Declines While Factory Output Holds Steady
15   The Thrill Is Gone: Japan's Consumer Confidence Continues to Sag
14   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Remain At 2000 Low
14   U.S. Producer Price Decline is Widespread
14   Japan's Retail Sales Trends Continue to Slip
13   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Is Trimmed, but Still Outpaces Sales
13   U.S. Import Prices Decline Despite Petroleum Price Increase
13   U.S. Retail Sales Are Sluggish
13   European Growth Steps Up...Small Step
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Eases as Revenues Surge
12   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Slips From Record High
12   U.S. Small Business Optimism Recovers Modestly
12   U.S. Energy Prices Increase
12   OECD LEIs Find Encroaching Weakness in March
11   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Move Higher
11   Dutch IP Surprisingly Sags as EMU Outlook Hangs on Greece
08   U.S. Payroll Employment Improves; Jobless Rate Declines to 2008 Low
08   German IP Surprisingly Sours
07   U.S. Consumer Borrowing Strengthens
07   Challenger Job Cut and New Hiring Announcements Increase
07   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Remain Near 2000 Low
07   Grim News from Germany Despite Order Rebound
06   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Move Lower As Interest Rates Tick Higher
06   U.S. Worker Productivity Declines Again
06   U.S. ADP: Job Growth Is Disappointing
06   EMU Services Slip a Bit in April
05   U.S. Gasoline Prices Continue Moving Higher
05   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Recovers as Activity and New Orders Firm
05   U.S. Trade Deficit Deepens as West Coast Ports Reopen
05   Europe's PPI Gets Ready to Shift
04   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Surge With Aircraft
04   Europe's Manufacturing PMIs Show or Hold Trend Progress
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Ease
01   U.S. Construction Spending Growth Slackens
01   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Remains Weak
01   U.K. Manufacturing PMI Drops Sharply

April 2015

30   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Posts Surprising Strength
30   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Plumb a New Low
30   U.S. Employment Cost Index Firmer in Q1
30   U.S. Personal Spending Growth Improves as Savings are Drawn Down
30   EU/EMU Unemployment Rates Unchanged in March
29   FOMC Leaves Fed Funds Rate Unchanged; Expects Economic Improvement
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Remain Firm
29   U.S. GDP Growth is Negligible as Business Investment and Exports Decline
29   European Commission Indices Show EMU Weakness
28   Richmond Federal Reserve Reports Contraction of Factory Sector Activity; Services Weaken
28   U.S. Consumer Confidence Falters
28   U.S. Gasoline Prices Add To Recent Increases
28   French Household Sector Confidence Rises Further
27   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Remains Weak; Outlook Deteriorates
24   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Soar With Aircraft Bookings; Orders Weaken Elsewhere
24   Germany's Ifo Plows Ahead to Moderate 10-Month High
23   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Index Continues Moving Downward
23   U.S. New Home Sales Unexpectedly Backpedal
23   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Suggest Limited Layoffs
23   EMU Upward Momentum Stalls in April
22   U.S. Existing Home Sales Surge
22   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Increase Improves
22   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Move Higher as Rates Continue To Fall
22   Italy's Retail Sales Begin to Show Signs of Life
21   U.S. Petroleum Prices Move Higher
21   ZEW Expectations Are Set Back As the Current Index Surges
20   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Deterioration Intensifies
20   German PPI Still Under Downward Pressure But Abating?
17   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Improve Modestly
17   U.S. Consumer Price Inflation Heats Up
17   Has EMU Austerity Been a Success or Failure?
16   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Ticks Up But Trends Sideways
16   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Trend Lower
16   U.S. Housing Starts Post Disappointing Rebound from Winter Low
16   European Auto Registrations Rise Again
15   U.S. Home Builders Index Rebounds
15   U.S. Industrial Production Declines
15   Empire State Factory Sector Index Turns Slightly Negative
15   EMU Trade Surplus Unbalances Global Growth
14   U.S. Gasoline Prices Hold Steady; Crude Oil Costs Move Up
14   U.S. Small Business Optimism Falls To Nine-Month Low
14   U.S. Producer Price Index Increases Following Four Months of Decline
14   Rising European Output Struggles to Make Annual Gains
14   U.S. Retail Sales Rebound Following Three Months of Decline
13   U.S. Budget Deficit Continues to Deepen in FY 2015
13   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Improve
13   Japan's Retail Sales Rise in February But Can't Shake Weak Trends
10   U.S. Import Prices Move Lower Despite Higher Petroleum Prices
10   EMU IP Makes Progress Amid Unevenness
09   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Remains Firm
09   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Return to 2000 Low
09   German IP Steps Up in February
08   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Are Little Changed
08   Germany Shows Unexpected Weakness and Divergence
07   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Picks Up
07   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Nudges Closer to 2001 Peak
07   U.S. Gasoline Prices Move Down Again
07   EMU Services Sector Is the Backbone of Recovery
06   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Slips
06   Global Economy's Manufacturing Sector Struggles
03   U.S. Payroll Increase Disappoints; Jobless Rate Holds Steady; Earnings Strengthen
02   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Increase With Petroleum
02   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Fall Sharply
02   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Decline Further
02   U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows Sharply to Five-Year Low
01   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Recover After Three Months of Decline
01   U.S. Construction Spending Weakens
01   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Is Depressed
01   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Increase as Interest Rates Remain Low
01   U.S. ADP: Job Growth Continues to Moderate
01   Japan's Tankan Results Show Little Progress in Q1 2015

March 2015

31   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Stabilizes
31   U.S. Consumer Confidence Recovers
31   U.S. Gasoline Prices Under Pressure Due to Excess Supply
31   Unemployment Rates Still Drop in Euro Area
30   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Erodes Further
30   NABE Forecast Calls for Firm and Steady Economic Growth
30   U.S. Pending Home Sales Increase Again
30   U.S. Personal Income Increase Continues to Outpace Spending
30   EU Indices Improve in March
27   U.S. GDP Growth is Unchanged at 2.2%; Corporate Profits Decline
27   French Households Begin to Feel Better... But Not Well
26   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Index Moves Sharply Lower, Helped by Port Closings
26   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Return to Five-Week Low
26   EMU Trends Turn Up for Credit and Money
25   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Recover as Interest Rates Decline
25   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Decline is Broad-Based
25   French Business Climate Erodes and Momentum Flattens Out
24   U.S. Energy Prices Hold Steady; Crude Oil Touches New Low
24   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Increase Remains Firm
24   U.S. New Home Sales Surprisingly Improve As Prices Weaken Further
24   U.S. Consumer Prices Increase With Energy Price Turnaround; Core Prices Firm
24   EMU Services Hold on to Strong Recovery
23   U.S. Existing Home Sales Remain Under Pressure
23   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Deteriorates
23   U.K. CBI Index Shows Mixed Trends
20   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Post Broad-Based Declines
20   Canadian Inflation; A Study in Contrast
19   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Increase but Forward Momentum Slows
19   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Continues to Deteriorate
19   U.S. Current Account Deficit Deepens Significantly
19   U.S. Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance Remain Little-Changed
19   Japan's Sector Indices Struggle to Hold Ground
18   FOMC Reinforces its Expectation for Moderate Economic Growth and Low Inflation
18   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Decline as Interest Rates Stabilize
18   Italian Trade Trends Stagnate Along with Much Else in Europe
17   U.S. Housing Starts Suffer Due To Heavy Snowfall
17   U.S. Energy Prices Do An About-Face; Crude Oil Falls Precipitously
17   ZEW Index Advances with Some Caution
16   U.S. Home Builders Index Revisits July Low
16   U.S. Industrial Production Stabilizes; Factory Output Declines for Three Straight Months
16   Empire State Factory Sector Index Eases Again; Expectations Stabilize
16   Japan's Consumer Confidence Hovers at Low Reading
13   U.S. Financial Accounts Show Steadier Gains in Credit Market Borrowing
13   U.S. Producer Price Index Decline Reflects Broad-Based Weakness
13   French Sales Volumes Recover in February
12   U.S. Budget Deficit Deepens So Far in FY 2015
12   U.S. Business Inventory Growth is Reined In
12   U.S. Import and Export Price Totals Turn Mixed with Upturn in Petroleum
12   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Retrace Earlier Gains
12   U.S. Retail Sales Disappoint, Falling for Three Straight Months
12   Surprise! Euro Area IP Falls
11   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Dip; Rates Stable
11   U.K. IP Prevaricates as Does Policy
10   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Eases
10   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Remains at the Highest Level Since 2001
10   U.S. Small Business Optimism Holds Steady
10   U.S. Petroleum Prices Continue to Increase
10   OECD LEIs Point to Continued Growth But Maybe Not Much of It
09   U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index Deteriorates M/M
09   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Eases
09   Japan's Economy Watchers Index Fights Back
06   U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows as Exports and Imports Both Decline
06   U.S. Employment Increase is Unexpectedly Strong; Jobless Rate Falls to New Low
06   German IP Shows Some Upside
05   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Slip; Inventories Decline Again
05   U.S. Worker Productivity Decline is Deepened thus Raising Unit Labor Costs
05   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Dip
05   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Jump to Nine-Month High
05   Italian GDP Finalizes on Weak Trends
04   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications and Interest Rates Are Roughly Unchanged
04   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Improves; Employment Strengthens
04   U.S. ADP: Job Growth Slowed in February; Earlier Figures Revised Higher
04   EMU Service Sector Leads!
03   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Fall to Lowest Since April; Trucks Share is Trending Higher
03   New York State Economic Conditions Recover but Prices Ease
03   U.S. Gasoline Prices Reach Another High; Crude Oil Prices Decline
03   EMU Caught between a Rock and Soft Place as Germany Plays Ball instead of Games
02   U.S. Construction Spending Posts a Surprising Decline
02   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Continues to Move Lower
02   U.S. Personal Income Increase Continues to Outpace Spending
02   European Unemployment Rates Show More Widespread Declines

February 2015

27   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Plummets
27   U.S. Pending Home Sales Rebound
27   U.S. GDP Growth is Revised Lower
27   Italy's Inflation In An About Face
26   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Ends 2014 at Firm Pace
26   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rebound as Aircraft Orders Jump; Trend Growth Weakens
26   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Unexpectedly Rebound to Six-Week High
26   U.S. Consumer Prices Decline as Energy Prices Plummet; Core Prices Improve
26   German Climate to Reach New High in March
25   U.S. New Home Sales Hold Steady at Cycle High as Prices Weaken
25   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Fall Further as Interest Rates Rise
25   French Confidence Takes the High Road (From a Low Start)
24   Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Survey Indicates Activity Improvement
24   U.S. Consumer Confidence Weakens M/M
24   U.S. Energy Prices Continue to Strengthen
24   Changing Trends for Euro-Inflation and Austerity
23   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Continues To Ease; Outlook Improves
23   U.S. Existing Home Sales Backpedal to Nine-Month Low
23   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Improves Slightly
23   German Ifo Limps Ahead
20   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Stabilize
20   EMU Recovery Strengthens: Builds on Domestic Conditions
19   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Slow
19   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Falls To 12-Month Low
19   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Decline
19   Deflation Runs the Table on Early EMU HICP Reporters
18   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Post Further Gains
18   U.S. Industrial Production Recovers Modestly
18   U.S. Producer Price Index Decline Reflects Broad-Based Weakness
18   U.S. Housing Starts Decline As Single-Family Starts Ease
18   U.K. Claimants Continue to Drop
17   U.S. Home Builders Index Moves Lower
17   Empire State Factory Sector Index Slips; Expectations Series Dives
17   ZEW Expectations Back on Top: Best in One Year
13   U.S. Home Affordability Deteriorates in 2014
13   U.S. Import and Export Price Declines Continue
13   EMU GDP Story: A Fairy Tale Turned to Horror Story
12   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Decelerates but I/S Ratio Increases
12   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Rebound to Three-Week High
12   U.S. Retail Sales Are Disappointing
12   EMU IP Struggles- Are We All Roiled by Oil?
11   U.S. Budget Deficit Deepens With Spending Surge
11   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Pull Back; Interest Rates Remain Unchanged
11   French Trade Trends Show Progress
10   U.S. Wholesale Inventory Accumulation Rate Intensified Last Year
10   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Reaches New High
10   U.S. Small Business Optimism Fades Somewhat
10   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Move Up
10   European IP Recovery Shifts to the Core in December
09   U.S. Labor Market Conditions Index Dips M/M but Trends Sideways
09   Record German Trade Surplus as Euro Exchange Rate Adds to Excess
06   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Accelerates in 2014
06   U.S. Payroll Jobs & Earnings Grow More Than Expected; Unemployment Rate Nudges Higher
06   German Output Advances
05   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Surge
05   U.S. Worker Productivity Deteriorates Pushing Unit Labor Costs Higher
05   U.S. Trade Deficit Widens Unexpectedly as Imports Jump
05   U.S. Initial Claims of Unemployment Insurance Remain Low
05   German Orders Gather Pace: International Orders Lead, As Expected, As ECB Collateral Rules Roil Markets
04   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Improve; Interest Rates Are Stable
04   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Moves Slightly Higher but Prices Fall Further
04   U.S. ADP Measure Indicates Less Job Creation
04   EMU Total PMI Advances on Strength in Spain
03   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Slip M/M; Move Sideways Since August
03   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Improve in 2014 but Weaken Near Yearend
03   New York State Economic Conditions Deteriorate As Pricing Improves
03   U.S. Gasoline and Crude Oil Prices Level Off
03   Stand By Your Deflation: D-E-F-L-A-T-I-O-N
02   U.S. Construction Spending Loses Strength During 2014
02   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Is Weakest In Twelve Months
02   U.S. Consumer Spending Logs Expected Decline; Savings Rate Firms
02   EMU Mfg PMIs Rise in January on 'Small Country' Strength

January 2015

30   Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Remains Weak; Prices Collapse
30   U.S. Employment Cost Index Moderates in Q4
30   U.S. GDP Growth Halves to 2.6% in Q4; 2014 Roughly Steady
30   The Germans in the Dell: the Cheese and the Germans Stand Alone
29   U.S. Pending Home Sales Decline in December and for All of 2014
29   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Plunge to 2000 Low
29   EMU Money and Credit Struggle Higher
28   FOMC Sees Economic Expansion as "Solid"
28   U.S. State Unemployment Rates Fall To New Lows
28   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Slip; Interest Rates Notch Higher
28   Does German Success Threaten Its Prosperity?
27   U.S. Energy Prices Remain Under Pressure
27   U.S. Consumer Confidence Jumps To 2007 High
27   U.S. New Home Sales Increase To 2008 High
27   U.S. Durable Goods Orders Are Depressed by Fewer Aircraft Bookings
27   U.K. GDP Slows in Q4 but Finishes a Strong Year
26   Dallas Fed Factory Sector Activity Weakens
26   The Gathering Euro-Storm
23   U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Continue To Rise
23   U.S. Existing Home Sales Declined Last Year but Prices Improved
23   Chicago Fed National Activity Index Pulls Back
23   EMU PMI: Best in Four Months...Still Not Very Good
22   Kansas City Fed's Factory Sector Index Deteriorates; Prices Turn Lower
22   U.S. Initial Claims for Jobless Insurance Ease W/W but Trend Higher
22   U.S. FHFA Home Price Index Picks Up Steam
22   Italian Orders Drop in November
21   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Move Higher as Interest Rates Collapse
21   U.S. Gasoline Price Reaches A New Low
21   U.S. Housing Starts Reach Highest Level Since 2007; Multi-Family Reach 1989 High
21   Japanese Sector Performance Leaves Little Room for Optimism
20   U.S. Home Builders Index Edges Down
20   German ZEW Assessment Bounces Back
19   FIBER: Industrial Commodity Prices Fall Further
16   U.S. Industrial Production Dips M/M As Temperatures Warm; Yearly Gain Strengthens
16   U.S. Consumer Prices Decline With Lower Fuel Costs; Core Prices Steady
16   EMU Car Registrations Weaken in December but Mark Calendar Year Gain
15   Empire State Factory Sector Index Rebounds Into Positive Territory
15   Philadelphia Fed Business Conditions Index Deteriorates; Pricing Weakens Sharply
15   U.S. Producer Price Index Falls With Oil and Food Prices; Shows Upward Pressure Elsewhere
15   U.S. Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Jump to Four-Month High
15   Record Surplus in EMU as Euro Slides
14   U.S. Mortgage Loan Applications Jump as Interest Rates Fall
14   U.S. Business Inventory Growth Is Stable Though Sales Decline, Again
14   U.S. Import Prices Led Lower by Petroleum
14   U.S. Retail Sales Post Broad-Based Declines Led by Lower Gasoline Prices
14   EMU Inflation Burrows Lower across the Board
13   U.S. Budget Surplus Shrinkage Reflects Strong Health Program Spending
13   U.S. JOLTS: Job Openings Rate Returns to 2001 High
13   U.S. Small Business Optimism Surges
13   U.S. Gasoline Price Accompanies Crude Oil Still Lower
13   Italy Shows Solid IP Gain in November but Weakness Lingers
12   U.S. Wholesale Inventories Jump As Sales Decline
12   OECD LEIs Move Sideways...for Now
09   U.S. Payroll Employment Growth Improves in 2014; Unemployment Rate Falls to 2008 Low
09   European Industrial Production Shows Very Mixed Trends
08   U.S. Consumer Credit Usage Continues Moderately
08   Challenger Job Cut Announcements Slip
08   EMU Indices Lie Somewhere between 'Stable' and 'Comatose' at Yearend
08   U.S. Initial Jobless Insurance Claims Fall Back
07   U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows Sharply With Fewer Imports
07   U.S. ADP Employment Growth is Steady and Firm
07   Euro Area Pairs High Unemployment with Deflation Showdown at Not-So-OK Corral
06   U.S. Factory Sector Orders Remain Depressed; Order Backlogs Gain
06   U.S. ISM Nonmanufacturing Index Reaches Nine-Year High in 2014 but Moves Lower at Yearend
06   U.S. Energy Prices Continue Broad-Based Decline
06   Catch 22: German Inflation Meets EMU Growth
05   U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Reach Highest Level Since 2006
05   New York State Economic Conditions Improve as Pricing Power Is Erratic
02   U.S. Construction Spending Eases in November
02   U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index Slows in December; 2014 Best Year Since 2010
02   EMU PMI Gauges Weaken as Divergence Reappears