Money

International Trade in Goods

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Tue Nov 28 07:30:00 CST 2017 Previous Balance $-64.1B Exports % change 0.7% Imports % change 0.9% Definition The Census Bureau is now publishing an advance report on U.S. international trade in goods. The Bureau of Economic Analysis will incorporate these data into its estimates of exports and imports for the advance GDP estimates. This Read More

FHFA House Price Index

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Tue Nov 28 08:00:00 CST 2017 Previous M/M change 0.7% Y/Y change 6.6% Definition The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI) covers single-family housing, using data provided by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The House Price Index is derived from transactions involving conforming conventional mortgages purchased or securitized by Fannie Mae or Read More

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index

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Tue Nov 28 09:00:00 CST 2017 Previous Level 12 Definition This survey tracks business conditions in the Richmond Fed’s manufacturing sector. The headline index is a composite of the new orders, shipments, and employment indexes. Description Investors need to monitor the economy closely because it usually dictates how various types of investments will perform. By Read More

Speech

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Tue Nov 28 09:00:00 CST 2017 Highlights U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to hold full committee hearing on nomination of Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington. Definition Description feeds.feedburner.com Read More

7-Yr Note Auction

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Tue Nov 28 12:00:00 CST 2017 Previous Total Amount $28 B Coupon Rate 2.250% Bid/Cover 2.39 Yield Awarded 2.280% Definition Treasury notes are sold at regularly scheduled public auctions. The competitive bids at these auctions determine the interest rate paid on each Treasury note issue. A group of securities dealers, known as primary dealers, are Read More

Wheat: Will High Inventory Further Dent Prices?

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That said, the relationship between the level of ending-stocks-to-use ratio and subsequent price changes is pretty close to neutral (Figure 4).  High level of ending stocks don’t necessarily further depress prices and low levels of ending stocks don’t always cause bull markets.  This makes sense in an efficient market.  Information regarding inventories is quickly incorporated Read More

3-Month Bill Auction

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Mon Nov 13 10:30:00 CST 2017 Actual Previous Total Amount $42 B $42 B Bid/Cover 3.11 3.17 3-Month Bill Treasury Rate 1.240% 1.185% Highlights Coverage was just moderate for Monday’s T-bill auctions, at 3.11 for the 3-month and 3.30 for the 6-month. End investor demand was very strong, however, with non-dealers taking down a solid Read More

New Home Sales

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Mon Nov 27 09:00:00 CST 2017 Previous New Home Sales – Level – SAAR 667K Definition New home sales measure the number of newly constructed homes with a committed sale during the month. The level of new home sales indicates housing market trends and, in turn, economic momentum and consumer purchases of furniture and appliances. Read More

Dallas Fed Mfg Survey

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Mon Nov 27 09:30:00 CST 2017 Previous General Activity Index 27.6 Definition The Dallas Fed conducts this monthly survey of manufacturers in Texas regarding their operations in the state. Participants from across the state represent a variety of industries. In the latter half of the month, the questions for the manufacturing survey are electronically transmitted Read More

2-Yr Note Auction

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Mon Nov 27 10:30:00 CST 2017 Previous Total Amount $26 B Coupon Rate 1.500% Bid/Cover 2.74 Yield Awarded 1.596% Definition Treasury notes are sold at regularly scheduled public auctions. The competitive bids at these auctions determine the interest rate paid on each Treasury note issue. A group of securities dealers, known as primary dealers, are Read More