Economic Statistics for 13 Jan 15
The MBA reports that mortgage applications rose 21.3% last week, with purchases up 18% and refis up 24%.
The Atlanta Fed reports that Business Inflation Expectations fell to 1.8% for January.
The Fed’s Beige Book reports that consumer spending growth is only slight to moderate, while price pressures are minimal.
The US government budget deficit for December was $-14.4 billion. For the FY to date, the deficit is up 22% at $-215.6 billion.