Economic Events on December 20, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 359,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 16,000 more than the previous week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the third quarter of 2012 will be . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 20, 2012

Economic Events on November 29, 2012

The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today.  This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 29, 2012

Economic Events on September 27, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 376,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 6,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Durable Goods Orders report for August will be released. The . . . → Read More: Economic Events on September 27, 2012

Economic Events on August 29, 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.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the preliminary GDP report for the second quarter of 2012 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 29, 2012

Economic Events on June 28, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 385,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 2,000 less than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the first quarter of 2012 will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 28, 2012

Economic Events on May 31, 2012

The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today.  This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 31, 2012

Economic Events on March 29, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 350,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 2,000 more than the previous week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the fourth quarter of 2011 will be . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 29, 2012

Economic Events on December 22, 2011

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 380,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 14,000 more than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the final GDP report for the third quarter of 2011 will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 22, 2011

Taxing investors to pay NGOs

In India, NGOs are fashionable. It is almost never wrong, in the Indian discourse, to give more money and more functions to NGOs.

Many people have worried about the extent to which NGOs are being used to supplant failing State machinery. This may seem expedient, but no country every became a developed country on . . . → Read More: Taxing investors to pay NGOs

Economic Events on November 22, 2011

At 7:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the preliminary GDP report for the third quarter of 2011 will be announced.  The consensus is an increase of 2.4% . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 22, 2011