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Economic & Housing Weekly Note Archive

Below you will find an archive of the Economic & Strategic Research Group's weekly snapshot of current macroeconomic and housing data.

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June

06/21 Weekly Note

Retail Sales Signal Slowing Consumption as Existing Sales and Housing Starts Soften

06/14 Weekly Note

May Inflation Data Shows Signs of Progress as Fed Holds Rates Steady

06/07 Weekly Note

Employment Surveys Continue to Diverge; Manufacturing Activity Contracts but Services Expand

May

05/31 Weekly Note

Pending Home Sales Pull Back Sharply as Economic Data Slows Amid Still-Sticky Inflation

05/23 Weekly Note

Existing and New Home Sales Retreat in April as Interest Rates Weigh on Demand

05/17 Weekly Note

Inflation Slows from Q1 Pace but Remains Elevated as Retail Sales Slump in April

05/10 Weekly Note

ISM Services Index Slumps as Credit Conditions Tighten

05/03 Weekly Note

Employment Growth Slows as Labor Market Normalizes after Hot Q1

April

04/26 Weekly Note

GDP Details Continue to Signal a Strong Economy as New and Pending Home Sales Rise

04/19 Weekly Note

Home Sales and Starts Pull Back in March, While Economic Data Continue to Support Near-Term Growth

04/12 Weekly Note

Hot Inflation Data Likely to Delay Rate Cuts, Put Upward Pressure on Mortgage Rates

04/05 Weekly Note

Payroll Growth Continues to Beat Expectations, While Manufacturing Activity Ends 18-Month Slump

March

03/29 Weekly Note

GDI Surges to End 2023, but Q1 Indicators Continue to Point to Slowing Growth

03/22 Weekly Note

Existing Home Sales and New Construction Jump in February

03/15 Weekly Note

Core Retail Sales Growth Remains Soft, and Inflation Reports Push Bond Market Expectations Closer to Fed Rate Cut Guidance

03/08 Weekly Note

Payroll Employment Remains Strong While Other Indicators Point to Softening

03/01 Weekly Note

January Consumption Contracts, While Pending Sales Retreat from Higher Mortgage Rates

February

02/23 Weekly Note

Existing Sales Rise in January as Mortgage Rates Eased

02/16 Weekly Note

Single-Family Construction is Lone Bright Spot as Inflation Comes in Hot and Retail Sales Slide

02/09 Weekly Note

Services Activity Improves, Though Business and Consumer Lending Remain Soft

02/02 Weekly Note

Fed Remains Patient on Future Rate Cuts as Job Gains Pop

January

01/26 Weekly Note

Economic Growth Beat Expectations to End 2023; Home Sales Poised to Trend Upward

01/19 Weekly Note

Retail Sales Point to Resilient Consumers, while Existing Home Sales Fall Again to End 2023

01/12 Weekly Note

CPI Comes in Warm but Remains on Path to 2-Percent Target as Broader Economic Activity Slows

01/05 Weekly Note

Employment Gains Remain Strong Despite Continued Contraction in Manufacturing Activity