U.S. Economic Metrics

CPI And PPI Data Analysis
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Published: Jul 14, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
CPI And PPI Data Analysis
Much was made about the month over month CPI going negative recently. Many talked about deflation and inflation coming back to the 2% level the Federal Reserve wants. However, just after the CPI... [Read More]
Insights And Analysis: Non Farm Payrolls Truth
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Published: Jul 06, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Insights And Analysis: Non Farm Payrolls Truth
The latest Non Farm Payrolls Report showed a slight decline in hiring. The economy added 206,000 jobs in the month of June after adding 227,000 in the month of May. The 206,000 was slightly more... [Read More]
ADP Private Sector Employment Analysis
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Published: Jun 30, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
ADP Private Sector Employment Analysis
Private sector employment data is set to be released on Wednesday, July 3rd. Expectations are for private sector employment to grow by 156,000 vs last month which saw 152,000 jobs added. ... [Read More]
Federal Reserve Balance Sheet: American Taxpayer Debt That Never Drops
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Published: Jun 16, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Federal Reserve Balance Sheet: American Taxpayer Debt That Never Drops
The Federal Reserve keeps growing their balance sheet. Their balance sheet is code for additional debt to U.S. citizens. When the Federal Reserve started pushing up their balance sheet, they pro... [Read More]
Rent Inflation Outpacing Income Heavily Since 1980
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Published: Jun 09, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Rent Inflation Outpacing Income Heavily Since 1980
While buying a home is ridiculously expensive, renting is not much better. Rents are up 426.58% since 1980. That compares to a gain in household income of 267.96% from 1980 to 2024. These... [Read More]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Data Analysis As Next Report Looms
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Published: Jun 09, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Data Analysis As Next Report Looms
Investors will be focused on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data release on Wednesday June 12th at 8:30am ET. Expectations are for the May month over month CPI to be 0.3%, equal to last m... [Read More]
Economic Analysis: US Non Farm Payrolls Report
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Published: Jun 02, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Economic Analysis: US Non Farm Payrolls Report
U.S. non farm payrolls have been trending slightly lower over the last three years. However, they continue to be positive, still showing solid labor demand. Last month, the non farm payro... [Read More]
Economic Insights: US Unemployment Rate
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Published: Jun 02, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Economic Insights: US Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate in the United States currently stands at 3.90%. This is slightly higher than the previous month. In addition, the unemployment rate bottomed out in early-mid 2023 at 3.5%. ... [Read More]
Economic Data: Job Openings (JOLTS) Data And Chart
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Published: Jun 01, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Economic Data: Job Openings (JOLTS) Data And Chart
The Job Openings (JOLTS) data shows investors the relative strength of the economy. The higher the number, the more labor is in demand and stronger the economy. The lower the number, the weaker ... [Read More]
Monetary Policy And Gov Spending: United States Debt-To-GDP
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Published: May 26, 2024 | Author: Verified Investing
Monetary Policy And Gov Spending: United States Debt-To-GDP
U.S. debt-to-GDP has started to climb again, now hitting 121.62% as of the end of 2024. In reality, it is likely closer to 130% now as we are near the middle of 2024. What investors and c... [Read More]