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2008-05-30 Real GDP

No sign of recession here.

2008-05-30 Philly Fed Index, Chicago PMI

2008-05-30 Philly Fed Index Orders, Chicago PMI Orders

Several May surveys are showing signs of turning around some.

2008-05-30 New Home Sales, New Home Sales Median Prices, New Homes Months of Supply, New Homes Supply (Actual Units)

This was all ‘better than expected’ with prices blipping up and actual inventories continuing lower.

2008-05-30 NAHB Housing Index, NAHB Present Sales Index, NAHB Future Sales Index, Conference Board Home Buying Intentions

Still down but could be bottoming as well.

2008-05-30 Total Delinquency Rate, Residential Delinquency Rate, All Consumer Loan Delinquency Rate, Credit Card Delinquency Rate

Still moving higher.

2008-05-30 U. of Mich 12 Month Inflation Expectations

2008-05-30 Empire Prices Paid, Empire Prices Rcvd, Philly Fed Prices Paid, Philly Prices Rcvd

May price data has the Fed’s undivided attention.

2008-05-30 ABC Consumer Confidence, ABC Economic Component, ABC Finance Component, ABC Buying Component

Confidence falls to new lows probably due to rising inflation expectations.


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