Tag Archive for Stock Prices

Initial Unemployment Claims Belie Last Week’s Hysteria on Jobs

This report is an excerpt of the currently updated permanent Employment Charts page which includes the monthly jobs and average earnings data, as well as the Labor Departments Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and real time data on Federal Withholding taxes. The charts on that page are updated as soon as new data…

Consumer, Retail, Consumer Confidence, Stocks and Housing – Don’t Believe The Media Boilerplate Hype

This is an update of the permanent page of Retail, Consumer Confidence, Housing and Stock Price Charts which will be updated whenever new data is available. You can bookmark that page for future reference.  Updated June 6, 2012 Retail Sales and Real Retail Sales ex Gasoline Real retail sales, ex gasoline prices, and adjusted for inflation…

Factory Orders not too hot, not too cold, but not just right

 This post is a copy of the updated permanent Factory and Durable Goods Orders page, which is updated monthly when new data is published. You can bookmark that page for future reference.  Real Durable Goods New Orders and Stock Prices April Real Durable Goods Orders, adjusted for inflation and not seasonally manipulated were up 3.7%…