Economic Events on January 8, 2013

At 7:30 AM Eastern time, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for December will be released, providing information regarding the health and confidence of small businesses in the United States.  The consensus is that the index is at a level of 87.9, which is 0.4 points higher than the previous month’s value.

At 7:45 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on January 8, 2013

Economic Events on December 7, 2012

The Monster Employment Index for November was released today, and the index moved up 2 points from last month to a value of 158, and is 7% higher than last November’s value.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Employment Situation report for November will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 7, 2012

Economic Events on October 5, 2012

The Monster Employment Index for September was released today, and the index moved down 3 points from last month to a value of 153, but is 3% higher than last September’s value.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Employment Situation report for September will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase . . . → Read More: Economic Events on October 5, 2012

Economic Events on September 10, 2012

At 3:00 PM Eastern time, the Consumer Credit report for July will be released.  The consensus estimate is that there will be an increase of $9.8 billion in the consumer credit available, after an increase of $6.5 billion in the previous month.

Economic Events on July 9, 2012

At 3:00 PM Eastern time, the Consumer Credit report for May will be released.  The consensus estimate is that there will be an increase of $8.5 billion in the consumer credit available, after an increase of $6.5 billion in the previous month.

Economic Events on June 7, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 379,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 4,000 less than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 7, 2012

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Economic Events on May 7, 2012

At 3:00 PM Eastern time, the Consumer Credit report for March will be released.  The consensus estimate is that there will be an increase of $9.8 billion in the consumer credit available, after an increase of $8.7 billion in the previous month.

Economic Events on April 6, 2012

The Monster Employment Index for March was released today, and the index was unchanged from last month at a value of 143, but is 5% higher than last March’s value.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Employment Situation report for March will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase of 201,000 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 6, 2012

Economic Events on March 7, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in February.

At 8:15 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 7, 2012