ECONOMIC INDICATORS





Ivan Khandoshkin (Sonata)

 

Getting an overall picture of economic conditions is one of the first steps to stock picking. Judiciously using these macroeconomic indicators can help us to that end. Once we do this we can begin to focus on individual sectors and their respective industries as to their efficacy. In some cases you can profit by timing your trades with the release dates.  It’s wise to notice trends and year over year changes of these statistics. Over time you will come to differentiate these reports and utilize certain ones that work with your trading.

My List of important Economic Indicators:

1) Help wanted Index

2) Unemployment rate U3 and U6.

3) Single family home sales.

4) ISM Manufacturing index

5) Motor vehicle production index

6) Mining and Oil and gas production index

7) Capacity Utilization

8) Capital spending as a percentage of GDP.

9) 10 Year Treasury

10) Federal Funds rate



WEIGHTED ECONOMIC CALENDAR



FOR A QUICK SYNOPSIS

Real Time Economic Calendar provided by Investing.com.

FOR A DETAILED ANALYSIS:

Trading Economic Indicators
BUEREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Seasonally Adjusted
Establishment Data
Frequently asked questions
by Sex & Age
Hispanic & Latino
by Educational attainment
by Veteran status
by Disability status
BY Nativity
Class and PT Status
by Reason for Unemployment
by Duration
by Occupation
People not in labor force
by Sector
by Weekly hours & OT
Employmen of Women
Production and non-supervisory
Unemployment Claims
Conference Board
Challengergray
Mass Layoff Stats
ADP Employment Report
Bureau of Economic Analysis

CENSUS RETAIL
Quarterly retail Sales
Survey Description

WX Trends

Federal Reserve

Consumer Confidence

Gaming Reports

GDP News Release

Durable Goods

DURABLE GOODS (FULL REPORT)
Shipments for Industry Groups
New Orders for Industry Groups
Unfilled Orders for Industry Groups
Inventories for Industry Groups
Shipments, New Orders, Unfilled Orders
Stage of fabrication by industry Groups
Ratio of Manufacturing
Survey Description

Census MTIS 

Federal Reserve

ISM Report

Chicago ISM Report

Conference Board

Census Construction

Existing Home Sales

Census New Residential Costruction

NAHB HMI

Mortgage Bankers

Census Construction Spending

Empire State MANF Survey

PHILI FED Index

KC FRB MFGSURVEY

Chicago FED Pub

Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

International Transactions News Release

Federal Reserve H8 Current

Treasury Resource Center

GOV CPI

GOV PPI

Import/Export Price Index

GOV LPC

Employer Cost vs. Employee Compensation

Real Earnings

StockCharts

HomePrice StandardandPoors

Factors affecting reserve balances

 

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