Economic Statistics for 22 Jan 15
Initial weekly jobless claims fell 10,000 to 307,000. The 4-week average rose 6,500 to 306,500. Continuing claims rose 15,000 to 2.443 million.
The FHFA House Price Index rose 0.8% in November, following October’s 0.6% increase.
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell -0.7 points to 44.7 in the latest week.
The Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index fell -5 points to 3 in January.
The Fed’s balance sheet fell $-3.141 billion last week, with total assets of 4.513 trillion. Reserve bank credit rose $5.4 billion.
The Fed reports that M2 money supply rose by $67.5 billion in the latest week.