UPDATE: Baker Hughes Total U.S. Rig Count +4, Oil Rigs +3 Dec 2, 2016 01:05PM (Updated - December 2, 2016 1:05 PM EST)

Baker Hughes total U.S. rig count increased by 4 to 597. Oil rigs increased by 3 and gas rigs increased by 1.


N.Y. Fed raises U.S. fourth-quarter GDP growth view to 2.67 percent Dec 2, 2016 11:34AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 2.67 percent annualized pace in the fourth quarter following stronger-than-expected data on domestic income and jobs growth, the New York Federal Reserve's forecast model showed on Friday.

The latest fourth-quarter GDP estimate was faster than the 2.50 percent growth rate calculated on Nov. 25, the New York Fed said on its website.

(Reporting by Richard Leong)


ISM New York 52.5 vs 49.2 Prior Dec 2, 2016 09:45AM

ISM New York 52.5 vs 49.2 Prior


Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6% Dec 2, 2016 08:30AM
  • Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 178K vs 180K Expected; UE Rate 4.6% vs 4.9% Expected

The unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment gains occurred in professional and business services and in health care.

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In November, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.3 percentage point to 4.6 percent, and the number of unemployed persons... (continue reading...)


U.S. Fed buys $8 billion of mortgage bonds, sells none Dec 1, 2016 02:21PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve bought $8.034 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities in the week from Nov. 24 to Nov. 30, compared with $7.529 billion purchased the previous week, the New York Federal Reserve Bank said on Thursday.

In a move to help the housing market begun in October 2011, the U.S. central bank has been using funds from principal payments on the agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities, or MBS, it holds to reinvest... (continue reading...)


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Dec 1, 2016 10:00AM Construction Spending (Oct MoM) 0.5% vs 0.6% Expected
Dec 1, 2016 10:00AM ISM Manufacturing (Nov) 53.2 vs 52.5 Expected
Dec 1, 2016 09:45AM Bloomberg Consumer Comfort 44.9 vs 44.8 Prior
Dec 1, 2016 09:45AM Markit US Manufacturing PMI (Nov. F) 54.1 vs 53.9 Expected
Dec 1, 2016 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 268K vs 253K Expected
Dec 1, 2016 07:50AM Macau Nov. Gross Gaming Revenue Rises 14.4% (LVS) (MGM) (WYNN) (MPEL)
Nov 30, 2016 12:00PM U.S. mortgage activity falls to lowest since January: MBA
Nov 30, 2016 10:33AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory -884K Barrels vs +678K Expected
Nov 30, 2016 10:21AM Atlanta Fed slashes U.S. fourth-quarter GDP growth view to 2.4 percent
Nov 30, 2016 10:00AM Pending Home Sales 0.1% vs 0.1% Expected
Nov 30, 2016 09:45AM Chicago PMI 57.6 vs 52.5 Expected
Nov 30, 2016 09:44AM Chicago PMI Said to Top Consensus at 57.6 - Chatter
Nov 30, 2016 08:41AM U.S. private jobs, consumer spending data support Fed rate hike
Nov 30, 2016 08:30AM Personal Income (Oct) 0.6% vs 0.4% Expected; Spending 0.3% vs 0.5%
Nov 30, 2016 08:16AM ADP Employment Change (Nov) 216K vs 170K Expected
Nov 30, 2016 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications -9.4% vs 5.5% Prior
Nov 29, 2016 04:36PM UPDATE: API Crude Inventory -717K Barrels
Nov 29, 2016 10:00AM Consumer Confidence Index (Nov) 107.1 vs 101.5 Expected
Nov 29, 2016 09:00AM S&P/ Case-Shiller 20-City Index (MoM) 0.37 vs 0.40% Expected
Nov 29, 2016 08:35AM Consumers, exports give U.S. economy muscle in the third-quarter
Nov 29, 2016 08:30AM GDP (3Q S) QoQ 3.2% vs 3% Expected
Nov 29, 2016 08:01AM RV shipments in US to hit highest level in four decades
Nov 25, 2016 09:46AM U.S. Nov Flash PMI Composite at 54.9 versus estimates of 54.9
Nov 25, 2016 09:45AM U.S. Nov Services Flash PMI at 54.7 versus estimates of 54.8
Nov 25, 2016 08:31AM U.S. Oct. Wholesale Inventories Fall 0.4%
Nov 23, 2016 01:00PM Baker Hughes Total U.S. Rig Count 593 (588 Prior), Oil Rigs 474 (471 Prior)
Nov 23, 2016 10:33AM UPDATE: Weekly EIA Crude Inventory Data Shows Surprise Draw
Nov 23, 2016 10:32AM U.S. consumer sentiment at six-month high after U.S. election: UMich
Nov 23, 2016 10:00AM U of M Sentiment (Nov F) 93.8 vs 91.6 Expected
Nov 23, 2016 10:00AM New Home Sales 563K vs 590K Expected
Nov 23, 2016 09:45AM Bloomberg Consumer Comfort 44.8 vs 45.4 Prior
Nov 23, 2016 09:45AM Markit US Manufacturing PMI (Nov. P) 53.9 vs 53.5 Expected
Nov 23, 2016 09:12AM U.S. auto sales to show five percent rise in November-JD Power, LMC
Nov 23, 2016 09:09AM Rising interest rates ignite U.S. mortgage activity
Nov 23, 2016 09:03AM House Price Purchase Index (Q3) 1.5% vs 1.2% Prior
Nov 23, 2016 09:00AM FHFA House Price Index (Sep MoM) 0.6% vs 0.6% Expected
Nov 23, 2016 08:38AM Data shows U.S. economy strengthening on eve of Trump presidency
Nov 23, 2016 08:34AM Jobless claims rebound from 43-year low, labor market still firming
Nov 23, 2016 08:30AM Initial Jobless Claims 251K vs 250K Expected
Nov 23, 2016 08:30AM Durable Goods (Oct. P) 4.8% vs 1.7% Expected; Ex-Trans 1% vs 0.2%
Nov 23, 2016 07:00AM MBA Mortgage Applications 5.5% vs -9.2% Prior
Nov 22, 2016 04:36PM UPDATE: API Crude Inventory -1.3M Barrels
Nov 22, 2016 10:05AM U.S. existing home sales race to more than 9-1/2-year high
Nov 22, 2016 10:00AM Existing Home Sales 5.6M vs 5.44M Expected
Nov 22, 2016 09:59AM Richmond Fed Manf. Index 4 vs 0 Expected
Nov 18, 2016 01:06PM UPDATE: Baker Hughes Total U.S. Rig Count +20, Oil Rigs +19
Nov 18, 2016 11:00AM Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity 1 vs 6 Prior
Nov 18, 2016 10:06AM Leading Index (Oct) 0.1% vs 0.1% Expected
Nov 17, 2016 10:31AM UPDATE: Natural Gas Inventory +30 bcf vs +29 bcf Expected
Nov 17, 2016 09:45AM Bloomberg Consumer Comfort 45.4 vs 45.1 Prior
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