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US Import Price Index and Current Account Both Lower

US Import Price Index and Current Account Both Lower

Current Account Balance:  Survey: -115.0B   Actual:  -124.1B    Prior: -110.3B   Revised: -107.6B

Index(MoM):  Survey:  0.6%    Actual:  0.4%    Prior:  0.3%    

Import Price Index(YoY):  Survey: 5.8%    Actual: 5.5%    Prior:  7.1%

Canada Showing Good Numbers

Industrial Production Price Index MoM:    Survey:  0.2%    Actual: 0.4%    Prior:  0.5%   Revised: 0.4%

Raw Materials Price Index:      Survey: -1.9%   Actual:  1.4%     Prior: -3.2%    

Domestic Product (MoM):   Survey:  0.2%  Actual: 0.3%   Prior: 0.3%  Revised: 0.4%

Gross Domestic Product (YoY):  Survey: 2.2%  Actual: 2.4%   Prior: 2.3%  Revised: 2.4%

US Data Released Weaker

Employment Cost Index:   Survey: 0.6%     Actual:  0.3%    Prior:  0.7%   

Personal Income:   Survey: 0.3%     Actual:  0.1%    Prior: -0.1%   

Personal Spending:   Survey: 0.6%    Actual: 0.6%  Prior: 0.2% 

PCE Deflator:    Survey: 3.0%  Actual:  2.9%   Prior: 2.9%

PCE Core(MoM):     Survey: 0.1%   Actual:  0.0%    Prior: 0.1%  Revised: 0.2%

PCE Core(YoY):    Survey:  1.7%   Actual:  1.6%   Prior:  1.6%  Revised: 1.7%

German Retail Sales Improve

Retail Sales (MoM):   Survey: -1.5%   Actual: 0.0%  Prior: 6.3% 

Retail Sales (YoY):   Survey: -0.8%   Actual: -1.6%   Prior: -1.0%  

German July vs June Retail Sales
Real Mom %:  0.0% vs  4.5%
3-Month  %:  1.0% vs  -0.3%

Nominal Mom%:  -0.2% vs 4.5%
3-Month %:  1.0% vs 0.4%

Real YoY%:  -1.6%  vs -2.1%
Nominal YoY%: -0.4  vs -0.5%

Real Index:  99.9  vs  99.9
Nominal Index:  104.5 vs  104.7 

 

Canada Data All Worsens

Gross Domestic Product (MoM):   Survey: 0.1%  Actual: -0.3%   Prior: 0.0% 

Gross Domestic Product (YoY):  Survey: 2.8%  Actual: 2.2%   Prior: 2.8% 

Materials Price Index:  Survey: -2.0  Actual:  -2.2%  Prior: -5.2%  Revised:  -5.3%

Industrial Product Price Index:   Survey: -0.1%   Actual: -0.3%  Prior: -0.2%

US Pending Home Sales Soar, Best Rate Since November

Pending Home Sales (MoM):    Survey:  3.0%    Actual: 8.2%    Prior:  -11.6%    Revised: -11.3

May vs. April 2011
Seasonally Adjusted(MoM%)
U.S: 8.2% vs  -11.3%
Northeast:  7.3% vs 1.7%
Midwest:  10.5% vs -9.4%
South:  4.1% vs -17.2%
West: 12.9% vs  -8.9%

Level Change
U.S:  6.7 vs  -10.5
Northeast: 4.7 vs  1.1
Midwest: 7.9 vs -7.8
South:  3.7  vs -19.0
West:  11.5 vs -8.7

US New Home Sales Drop 2.1%

New Home Sales:   Survey: 310k   Actual: 319K   Prior:323K  Revised:  326K

May  vs. April 2011
Total Sold:  30K vs 31K
Not Started:  8K vs 8K
Under Construction:  9K vs 9K
Complete:  13K vs 15K

New Home Sales(MoM):  Survey: -4.0%   Actual: -2.1%   Prior: 7.3%  Revised:  6.5%

US Jobless Claims, Housing Starts & Building Permits Improve

Current Account Balance:  Survey: -130.0B   Actual:  -119.3B    Prior: -113.3B   Revised: -112.2B

Jobless Claims:  Survey: 420K    Actual: 414K   Prior: 427K    Revised:  430K   

Continuing Claims:  Survey: 3670K    Actual:  3675K    Prior: 3676K   Revised: 3696K

Housing Starts:    Survey: 545K    Actual: 560K    Prior: 523K    Revised: 541K

Housing Starts (MoM)%:    Survey: 4.2%    Actual: 3.5%    Prior: -10.6%    Revised: -8.8%

Building Permits:    Survey: 557K    Actual: 612K    Prior: 551K    Revised: 563K

US PPI & Retail Sales Rise

Producer Price Index (MoM):     Survey: 0.1%    Actual: 0.2%     Prior: 0.8%  

PPI Ex Food & Energy (MoM):    Survey: 0.2%    Actual:  0.2%       Prior: 0.3%   

Producer Price Index (YoY):     Survey:  6.8%    Actual: 7.3%      Prior: 6.8%    

PPI Ex Food & Energy (YoY):     Survey: 2.1%    Actual: 2.1%     Prior: 2.1%

Advance Retail Sales:     Survey:  -0.5%     Actual:  -0.2%      Prior:  0.5%   Revised:  0.3%

Core Retail Sales:    Survey:  0.2%    Actual: 0.3%    Prior: 0.2%     Revised:  0.3%

US Housing Starts, Building Permits Both Fall

Housing Starts:    Survey: 569K    Actual: 523K    Prior: 549K    Revised: 585K

Housing Starts (MoM)%:    Survey:  3.6%    Actual:  -10.6%    Prior:  7.2%    Revised: 12.9%

April vs March
3 Month Average:  542 vs 580
Single Family:  394 vs 415
Multi Family:  129 vs 170
 

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