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Economic Indicators – August 2016


August 2016 Economic Indicators

  • Dollars per Barrel and % change for Crude Oil Prices: Brent -Europe
  • Percent of GDP and % change for Federal Surplus or Deficit as Percent Gross Domestic Product
  • Total U.S Dollars per troy ounce and % change for Gold Fixing Price: London Bullion Market Based in US Dollars
  • Index March 1973=100 and % change for Major Currencies: Trade Weighted US Dollars Index
  • Millions of Dollars increase and % change for Mortgage backed Securities Held by the Federal Reserve: All maturities
  • Billions of chained 2009 dollars and % change for Real Gross Domestic Product
  • Percent of GDP and % change for Total Public Debt as Percentage of GDP
  • Millions of Units Sold and % change for Total Vehicles Sales
  • Average % and % change for  Leading Index for the US and California
  • Homeownership Rate for US is 63.7% in January 2015, lowest in last 11 years. US Leading Index is at 1.40% in August 2016 reflecting a 8.5% decrease compared to last year and California Leading Index is at 2.21% in August 2016 reflecting a 6.8% decrease from year ago
  • Major Currencies US dollar index has decreased in strength to 102.221 in August 2016 reflecting a 1.7% decrease from year ago. Gold Fixing Price London Bullion Market Based in US Dollars increased to 1341.089 in August 2016 reflecting a 20% increase from year ago
  • Crude Oil prices dropped to 45.27 Dollars in August 2016 reflecting a 2.3% decrease from year ago. Federal Deficit was at  -2.43065% in January 2015 reflecting a 12.8% decrease from year ago. Total Vehicles sales decreased to 17.2 Million in August 2016 reflecting an 4.4% decrease from year ago
  • Mortgage backed securities for all maturities increased to $1,747,714 Mn in August 2016 reflecting a 0.5% increase from year ago. Real Gross Domestic Product has increased to 16583.1 Bn Dollars with 1.3% increase from year ago. Federal Debt has increased to 105.04870 percent of the GDP with 4.2% increase from year ago

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