Economic Events on August 4, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week increase of 2.0% in the Purchase Index and a week to week decrease of 5.9% in the Refinance Index as the housing market showed a slight improvement for the second week in a row from the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 4, 2010

Economic Events on July 7, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 2.0% in the Purchase Index and a week to week increase of 9.2% in the Refinance Index as the housing market continues to show weakness since the second financial stimulus program for home sales . . . → Read More: Economic Events on July 7, 2010

Economic Events on June 30, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 5.9% in the Purchase Index and a week to week increase of 12.6% in the Refinance Index as the housing market continues to show weakness since the second financial stimulus program for home sales . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 30, 2010

Economic Events on June 23, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 5.9% last week as the housing market continues to show weakness since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close at the end of April.

At 10:00 AM EDT, the . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 23, 2010

Economic Events on June 16, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week increase of 7.3% last week, which is the first increase since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close at the end of April.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Housing Starts report . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 16, 2010

Economic Events on June 9, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 5.7% last week, showing continuing weakness in the housing market since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close at the end of April.

At 8:55 AM EDT, the weekly . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 9, 2010

Economic Events on June 2, 2010

The figures for motor vehicle sales in May will be released today.  The consensus estimate is that 8.9 million autos were sold last month, which would be the an increase of 400,000 autos sold compared to April.

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 2, 2010

Economic Events on May 26, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 3.3% last week, showing continuing weakness in the housing market since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close at the end of April.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Durable . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 26, 2010

Economic Events on May 19, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 27.1% last week, since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close at the end of April.  That decrease sent the index to its lowest level since 1997, and is . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 19, 2010

Economic Events on May 12, 2010

The Mortgage Bankers’ purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week decrease of 9.5% last week, since the second financial stimulus program for home sales came to a close in the previous week.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the International Trade report for March will be released.  The . . . → Read More: Economic Events on May 12, 2010