THE BASIS POINT
Chain Store Sales
Housing Hurt by Lower Supply, Higher Rates
Chain Store Sales Up
Stronger US Dollar Lowers Exports & GDP
Factory Orders Up
3Q2016 GDP +3.2%
Housing Starts down, Home purchase apps up, consumer inflation modest
Job Openings Leveling off at a High Rate
Chain Store Sales down post-Black Friday.
Housing Starts up Slow and Steady. Retail Disappoints.
Elections Breed Uncertainty.
Sandy Hurts Chain Store Sales
Store Sales Mixed, Manufacturng Declines, Bad Timing for FOMC.
Chain Store Sales: Weak Growth. Small Business Optimism at Recession Levels.
Builder Confidence up. Chain Store Sales Weaken.
Small Businesses Remain Optimistic
Housing Prices Firm, Manufacturing Slows
Homebuilder Confidence Spikes. Here’s Historical Context.
Retail Hurt by Weather
Home Prices Up Month/Month, down Year/Year (Chart, Table)
June Economic Fundamentals Roundup