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United States Jobless Claims Spike – U.S. Census

United States Of America - Jobless Claims spike according to the Labor Department, the number of Americans filing new unemployment benefits increased by 55 thousand from the previous period to 286 thousand in the week ending January 15th, the highest level since mid-October and significantly more than the market expectation of 220 thousand. New
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U.S. Payroll Disappoints – Adds Only 199k Jobs For Last Month Of 2021

United States of America - In the final month of 2021, the US economy created only 199K new jobs, significantly less than the 400K predicted by the market. Leisure and hospitality (53K jobs), professional and business services (43K jobs), manufacturing (26K jobs), construction (22K jobs), and transportation and warehousing (22K jobs) all saw
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MBA “Purchase Index” & “Mortgage Applications” Fall Despite Low Rates

MBA Purchase Index decreased to 271.10 points in the United States on October 29 from 275.60 points the previous week. Purchase Index - MBA Mortgage applications in the United States fell 3.3 percent last week, following a 0.3 percent increase the week before, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Refinancing
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US Private Sector Job Growth Outperforms Expectations- ADP

Private enterprises in the United States hired 571 thousand employees in October 2021, up from a downwardly revised 523 thousand in September and comfortably exceeding market estimates of a 400 thousand gain. It was the fastest employment growth rate since June, as labor demand continued to recover and the summer surge of COVID-19 infections
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Construction Business Formations Rise Again Setting Pace For Largest Annual Increase On Record

United States Of America - Construction related business formations were up +0.2% Over August and adding 39,484 new construction related businesses. The number is inline with AGGRECOST™ forecasts and towards the largest ever amount of new formations annually on record. We will be taking apart the rest of the statistics for AEC industries as
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U.S. Mortgage Applications Sink 6.9%, 30YR Rate 3.14% Week End October 1, 2021

Washington D.C. - Mortgage applications in the United States fell 6.9% in the week ending October 1st, the biggest drop since the last week of June, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, as interest rates continue to rise amid soaring bond yields. Refinancing applications fell 9.6% to the lowest level in three months, while
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ADP: U.S. Private Business Adds 568k Jobs in September

Washington D.C. - Employers in the United States have added the most jobs in the last three months per ADP report In September 2021, private enterprises in the United States recruited 568 thousand people, the most in three months, compared to a downward revised 340 thousand in August and exceeding market forecasts of a 428 thousand increase.
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