Economic Events on December 5, 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 8:15 AM Eastern time, the monthly ADP Employment Report will be released.  Investors will be watching this number to get advance notice on . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 5, 2012

Economic Events on October 3, 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 8:15 AM Eastern time, the monthly ADP Employment Report will be released.  Investors will be watching this number to get advance notice on . . . → Read More: Economic Events on October 3, 2012

Economic Events on September 6, 2012

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

At 8:15 AM Eastern time, the monthly ADP Employment Report will be released.  Investors will be watching this number to get advance notice on the state of the job market in advance . . . → Read More: Economic Events on September 6, 2012

Economic Events on July 5, 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 Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity . . . → Read More: Economic Events on July 5, 2012

Economic Events on June 5, 2012

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 8:55 AM Eastern time, the weekly Redbook report will be released, giving us more information about consumer spending.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 5, 2012

Economic Events on April 4, 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 March.

At 8:15 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 4, 2012

Economic Events on March 5, 2012

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Factory Orders report for January will be released.  The consensus is that there was a decrease of 1.6% in orders from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the ISM non-manufacturing index for February will be released.  The consensus estimate is that it decreased by 0.8 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 5, 2012

Economic Events on February 3, 2012

The Monster Employment Index for January was released today, and the index moved down 7 points from last month to a value of 133, but is 9% higher than last January’s value.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Employment Situation report for January will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 3, 2012

Economic Events on January 5, 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 January 5, 2012

Economic Events on December 5, 2011

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the Factory Orders report for October will be released.  The consensus is that there was a decrease of 0.3% in orders from the previous month.

Also at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the ISM non-manufacturing index for November will be released.  The consensus estimate is that increased by 1 point . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 5, 2011