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Economic Statistics for 6 Apr 16

Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index rose from 29 to 32 in March.

The MBA reports that mortgage applications rose 2.7% last week, with purchases down -2.0% but refis up 7.0%.

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One Response to Economic Statistics for 6 Apr 16

  • CNBC did a study and determined that the BLS initial call on quarterly GDP was +-1.3% of the final value determined months later when all the data was available.

    So, when the Q1 GDP came in at 0.5% yesterday, they called it meaningless because the final value would be between -0.8% and 1.8%.