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Economic Indicators – August 2017

 

August 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 1.29% in August 2017 reflecting a 15.1% decrease compared to last year and California Leading Index is at 0.26% in August 2017 reflecting a 113.8% decrease from year ago
  • Major Currencies US dollar index has decreased in strength to 100.938 in August 2017 reflecting a 1.4% decrease from year ago. Gold Fixing Price London Bullion Market Based in US Dollars decreased to 1282.888 in August 2017 reflecting a 4.3% decrease from year ago
  • Crude Oil prices increased to 51.65 Dollars in August 2017 reflecting a 13.7% increase from year ago. Federal Deficit was at -3.13915% in January 2016 reflecting a 29.7% increase from year ago. Total Vehicles sales decreased to 16.5 Million in August 2017 reflecting an 5.7% decrease from year ago
  • Mortgage backed securities for all maturities is $1,772,456 Mn in August 2017 reflecting a 1.4% increase from year ago. Real Gross Domestic Product has increased to 17031.1 Bn Dollars with 2.2% increase from year ago. Federal Debt has decreased to 103.08859 percent of the GDP with 1.4% decrease from year ago

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