MBA Mortgage Applications (Dec 21)
Goes down this time every year and bounces back early January.
Durable Goods Orders (Nov)
Durable Goods Ex Transportation (Nov)
Still drifting lower over time.
Domestic demand has been gradually softening for about a year and a half, as the lower deficit hiked the financial obligation ratios to levels where the rate of consumer credit expansion peaked.
Initial Jobless Claims (Dec 22)
Continuing Claims (Dec 15)
Drifting up very modestly.
Consumer Confidence (Dec)
CNBC gloominess peaked?