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On Thursday morning, we'll get the best-performing indicator of the US labor market: initial jobless claims. For a while now, Pantheon Macroeconomics' Ian Shepherdson has been stressing that the weekly print is noisy, particularly with the volatility the end-of-year season brings
12th Feb 2015 11:38News
In January, average hourly wages grew 0.5% over the prior month, the biggest month-on-month increase since November 2008......Ian Shepherdson at Pantheon Macro said the outlook for wage growth is still strong
9th Feb 2015 10:41News
Germany's exporters just broke another record: The trade surplus for Europe's biggest economy is now at its highest on record.........Here's how Germany's recent export history looks, according to Pantheon Macroeconomics
9th Feb 2015 10:41News
The economic momentum evident late last year carried into 2015, the Labor Department said Friday, with American employers adding 257,000 jobs in January as wage growth rebounded and more people joined the workforce
6th Feb 2015 15:05News
With today's jobs report confirming a strong labor market recovery, it's time to turn our attention back to the Fed
6th Feb 2015 14:24News
The US trade deficit unexpectedly widened by 17% to $46.6 billion in December from $39.8 billion in November.
5th Feb 2015 16:31News
In a note to clients ahead of the report, Ian Shepherdson at Pantheon Macro said that while ADP isn't all that reliable of an indicator for the government's payroll release, set for Friday morning.
4th Feb 2015 14:35News
OWNSIDE RISK TO GDP TODAY -- Pantheon's Ian Shepherdson: "We are nervous about the first estimate of fourth quarter GDP growth, due today
30th Jan 2015 13:39News
Initial jobless claims, a sign of the pace of layoffs, dropped to a seasonally-adjusted 265,000 in the week ending Jan 24, a hefty decline of 43,000 from the prior week's slightly upwardly revised level of 308,000
30th Jan 2015 10:01News
Germany's consumer price index fell 0.3% month-over-month in January. It's the first time the inflation rate went negative since September 2009. "Deflation has arrived," Pantheon Macroeconomics' Claus Vistesen said
30th Jan 2015 09:59News
The U.S. housing market stumbled into 2015 as a leading indicator of home sales dipped in December
30th Jan 2015 09:57News
The Federal Reserve kept its options open on Wednesday, signaling that it would not raise short-term interest rates any earlier than June, while leaving unresolved how much longer it might be willing to wait before lifting its benchmark rate from near zero, where the central bank has held it for more than six years
29th Jan 2015 09:33News
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep short-term interest rates near zero until at least the middle of the year. The central bank's policy committee also signaled caution about low inflation and nodded to overseas uncertainty by including new language that it would monitor international developments. Here's how economists reacted
29th Jan 2015 09:22News
US home prices rose in November from October but the underlying trend continued to point to a slowdown in price gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index released Tuesday
27th Jan 2015 15:46News
Claus Vistesen on the Greek election results impact on the Eurozone
27th Jan 2015 09:20News
European Central Bank's Bond-Buying Will Help U.S. Tourists and Investors...
23rd Jan 2015 09:52News
European Central Bank unveils major stimulus program...
22nd Jan 2015 15:54News
Housing Starts Surge In December
22nd Jan 2015 09:26News
Is Draghi about to massively misfire?
21st Jan 2015 09:35News
Ian Shepherdson on December's low US retail sales.
16th Jan 2015 11:36News
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