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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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06/30 Weekly Note

Real Consumption Declines as Consumer Confidence in the Future Continues to Erode

06/24 Weekly Note

Home Sales Generally Trending Downward as Industrial Production Shows Early Signs of Slowing

06/16 Weekly Note

Fed Hikes Rates by 75 Basis Points to Combat Persistently High Inflation

06/10 Weekly Note

May Inflation Shows Few Signs of Slowing, Likely Will Continue to Pressure Consumers

06/03 Weekly Note

Labor Market Remains Resilient, Though Other Indicators Point to a Slowing Economy


05/26 Weekly Note

Housing Activity Looks to Have Turned as New Home and Pending Sales Slow Meaningfully in April

05/20 Weekly Note

Retail Sales Are Revised Upward, Strengthening Our Near-Term Outlook as Housing Activity Continues to Slow

05/13 Weekly Note

Annual Inflation Rate Decelerates Due to Base Effects, but Price Pressures Continue to Pressure Consumers

05/06 Weekly Note

Labor Market Remains Strong as the Fed Increases Pace of Tightening


04/29 Weekly Note

GDP Contracts in Q1 on Falling Net Exports and Inventories, but Underlying Demand Trend Remains Positive for Now

04/22 Weekly Note

Housing Activity Dips as Mortgage Rates Rise, but Full Effect Yet to Be Seen

04/15 Weekly Note

Higher Energy Prices Cause Inflation Measures to Accelerate and Consumers to Reduce Real Consumption

04/08 Weekly Note

Fed Minutes Reveal More Hawkish Plans to Combat Inflation

04/01 Weekly Note

Labor Market Continues Hot Streak as Home Prices Accelerated to Begin 2022


03/25 Weekly Note

Home Sales Slowing as Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

03/18 Weekly Note

Fed Raises Rates for First Time Since 2018 as Housing Shows Early Signs of Slowing

03/11 Weekly Note

Inflation Accelerates in February as Energy Prices Jump, but Labor Market Indicators Remain Strong

03/04 Weekly Note

Labor Market Gains Are Robust Again in February as Manufacturing and Service Sector Activity Continue Expansion


02/25 Weekly Note

Consumption and Existing Home Sales Improved in January, but Headwinds for the Economy and Housing Have Since Increased

02/18 Weekly Note

Near-Term Inflation Shows No Signs of Slowing, but New Home Construction Appears Resilient

02/11 Weekly Note

Annual Inflation Continues to Accelerate, Likely Prompting Tighter Than Previously Expected Monetary Policy

02/04 Weekly Note

Labor Market Much Stronger than Previously Thought as Manufacturing, Services Sectors Remain Resilient


01/28 Weekly Note

Economy Grows at Fastest Rate Since 1984 but Is Likely to Slow Moving Forward as Inflation Looms Large in 2022

01/21 Weekly Note

New Construction Ends the Year Strong While Existing Sales Slide Amid Record Low Inventories

01/14 Weekly Note

Inflation Continues to Run Hot as Retail Sales Disappoint

01/07 Weekly Note

Demand for Labor Remains High as Hopeful Signs of Healing Supply Chains Emerge