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This Week's Economic Releases

US Consumer Price Index (SA, YoY) 4/13
Prev:1.70% Exp:2.40% Act:2.6%
US Crude Oil Inventories (weekly change) 4/14
Prev:-3522.00k Exp:-- Act:-5.889M
US Retail Sales (YoY) 4/15
Prev:6.27% Exp:7.90% Act:27.72%
US Industrial Production Index (YoY) 4/15
Prev:-4.25% Exp:-1.90% Act:1.02%
US Initial Jobless Claims 4/15
Prev:744000.00 Exp:700000.00 Act:576K
US Building Permits (SAAR) 4/16
Prev:1720.00k Exp:1750.00k Act:1.766M

US Top Charts

  • Gross domestic product is a measure of values of all goods produced and services in a given country... More

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  • The ten components of The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US include: 1. Aver... More

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  • Nonfarm payroll reflects the short-term job market growth, while unemployment rate represents the lo... More

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  • Hourly earnings growth includes growth in tips, overtime pay and night shift bonus. More

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  • Car and maintenance sales take up a total of 21% of retail sales, so car sales are indicative of Ame... More

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  • Over 50 suggests the industry is expanding; below 50 suggests contraction. More

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  • Long-term treasury yield is an important indicator for inflation. Short-term yield is a good tool to... More

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  • Durables are products that can be used for more than three years and aren't purchased frequently. De... More

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  • Each cycle lasts roughly 18 years. 1990 and 2008 Financial crises were related to recessions in the... More

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  • CPI is a common yet important indicator for inflation and the Central bank makes its monetary decisi... More

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