Economic Statistics for 13 Nov 14
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose 0.1 points to 38.2 in the latest week.
Initial weekly jobless claims rose 12,000 to 290,000. The 4-week average rose 6,000 to 285,000. Continuing claims rose 36,000 to 2.373 million.
The Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed 4.7 million job openings on the last business day of September.
The U.S. Treasury monthly budget report for October shows the new fiscal year starting with a deficit of $-127.1 billion.
The Fed’s balance sheet rose $2.3 billion last week, with total assets of 4.489 trillion. Reserve bank credit rose $2.448 billion.
The Fed reports that M2 money supply fell by $-65.7 billion in the latest week.