Ted Spread: Suggests Little Financial Stress – 22 December 2017

The ted spread was 0.38 on the 22 December 2017. This suggests there is little stress in financial markets. For comparison this value is below its 90 day average. This indicator provides an insight into perceived economic risk, monetary liquidity and credit risk of the global financial banking system. A rising or high TED spread […]

United States Crude Oil Inventories: Decreased Over Last Week – 22 December 2017

The latest data from the United States Energy Information Association shows that United States crude oil inventories decreased by 4.61 million barrels to 431.88 million barrels as at 22 December 2017. Weekly Change PADD Map See more:

United States Retail Sales: Increased Over Last Month – November 2017

The latest data showed retail sales in the United States increased by $3.5 billion to $435.5 billion in November 2017. This represents a month over month increase of 0.79%. See more:

Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index: US Home Prices Increasing – October 2017

The latest Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index indicates home prices are increasing. The index increased from 203.44 in September to 203.84 in October. See more:

Case-Shiller 10-City Composite Home Price Index: US Home Prices Increasing – October 2017

The latest Case-Shiller 10-City Home Price Index indicates home prices are increasing. The index increased from 217.19 in September to 217.69 in October. See more:

Case-Shiller Home Price Index: US Home Prices at Record High and Increasing – October 2017

The latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index indicates home prices are increasing. The index increased from 195.31 in September to 195.63 in October. This puts the index past its last market peak in 2007. See more:

United States Industrial Production: Increased Over Last Month – November 2017

The latest data showed United States industrial production increased by 0.3 to 106.4 in November 2017. See more:

Probability of Stock Price Increase Survey: November 2017

The latest sentiment survey in November showed a fall in optimisim over stocks compared to last month. However, overall consumers are still bullish about stocks and expect further price gains over the next twelve months. Approximately 62.2% expect an increase. For comparison this is higher than last month and the 150 day average of 52.7%. […]

House Buying Sentiment: Consumers Say it’s Better to Buy Than Sell – November 2017

The latest survey in November showed consumers think it’s better to buy than sell a home. The current conditions for buying index is 144 and the current conditions for selling index is 140. When respondents were asked ‘what do you think will happen to the prices of homes like yours in your community over the […]

Consumer Sentiment Index: November 2017

The latest survey in November showed a fall in optimisim compared to last month. However, overall consumers are still positive. The current index is 98.5, for comparison this is higher than last month and the 150 day average of 80.5. The chart above is based on consumer sentiment data published monthly by the University of […]