Economic Statistics for 15 Jul 15

Economic Statistics for 15 Jul 15 Producer Prices for Final Demand rose 0.4% in June, with the core rising 0.3%. On a year-over-year basis, PPI-FD is down -0.7%, but up 0.8% less food and energy. Overall PPI-FD results: PPI-FD – M/M: 0.4%PPI-FD less food & energy – M/M: 0.3%PPI-FD less food, energy & trade services – M/M: 0.3%PPI-FD Goods – M/M: […]
Economic Statistics for 14 Jul 15 The NFIB’s index of mall business optimism fell very sharply in June, down -4.2 points to 94.1 with 8 of 10 components falling. Retail sales showed broad weakness in June, with sales falling -0.3% overall, -0.1 less autos, and -0.2% less autos and gas. June export prices fell -0.2% while import prices fell -0.1%. On […]
Mini ice-age? Impossible, per the consensus! Iran, agreement, blah, blah, blah … we’ll talk about it when all of the details come out rather than the preferred ones. In the meantime, did you know? The earth is 15 years from a “mini ice-age” that will cause bitterly cold winters during which rivers such as the Thames freeze over, scientists have predicted. […]
Economic Statistics for 13 Jul 15 The Treasury’s budget for June, as expected, showed a surplus of $51.8 billion. The Fiscal Year to date budget deficit is $313.4 billion, 14.3% below this time last year. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+
They just don’t get it They don’t get a couple of things. First: When Army Sgt. Patrick Hart decided a decade ago that he would not serve in the war in Iraq, he expected to follow the same path as thousands of American war resisters during the Vietnam era and take refuge across the border. But after five years of […]