Economic Indicators – May 2017

May 2017 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 63.4% in January 2016, lowest in last 11 years. US Leading Index is at 1.40% in May 2017 reflecting no increase compared to last year and California Leading Index is at 1.98% in May 2017 reflecting a 3.1% increase from year ago
  • Major Currencies US dollar index has increased in strength to 106.465 in May 2017 reflecting a 4.5% increase from year ago. Gold Fixing Price London Bullion Market Based in US Dollars increased to 1245.005 in May 2017 reflecting a 1.1% decrease from year ago
  • Crude Oil prices increased to 50.26 Dollars in May 2017 reflecting a 7.8% increase from year ago. Federal Deficit was at -3.16338% in January 2016 reflecting a 30.1% increase from year ago. Total Vehicles sales decreased to 17.0 Million in May 2017 reflecting an 2.9% decrease from year ago
  • Mortgage backed securities for all maturities is $1,773,496 Mn in May 2017 reflecting a 1.5% increase from year ago. Real Gross Domestic Product has increased to 16872.8 Bn Dollars with 2.1% increase from year ago. Federal Debt has increased to 104.30607 percent of the GDP with 1.0% decrease from year ago

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