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Macro-economic projections

Information on government budget


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Recent macro-economic and financial market data

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[ Employment and unemployment] [ weekly unemployment claims] [Industrial production] [Retail sales] [Housing starts ]
[ New home sales ] [ Existing home sales ] [Construction] [House prices] [Inventories] [Chicago Fed National Activity Index] [Fed NY: Tech pulse index]

[CPI] [PPI] [Employment cost index] [Productivity and labor costs]

[ Durable goods orders (advance) ] [ Goods orders ] [ Leading indicator ] [ ISM purchasing managers indices ] [ Consumer Confidence (Conference Board)] [ Consumer Confidence (University of Michigan)]

[ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex and Flashfile(xls-files; including forecast)]

Stockmarket indices: [ Dow Jones index (intraday graph)] [Dow Jones index(end-of-day graph)] [Other stockmarket indices ]

Interest rates: [ Official interest rates of US, Japan and euro area(daily; graph)] [Fed funds futures] [Interest rates(real-time)] [ Long-term interest rates]

Exchange rates: [euro/US$(real-time graph)] [US$/yen(real-time graph)] [ Euro vis-a-vis US$ (end-of-day graph 1)] [ US$/euro (end-of-day graph 2)] [ US$/yen (end-of-day graph)] [ To make a customised graph]

Reports on macro-economic situation

[Fed: Beige Book] [Fed: Monetary Policy Report to Congress]

[ NBER: Recession ended in November 2001(July 2003)] [ other information of NBER's Business Cycle Dating Committee ]

[ CEA: Economic Report of the President(annually; February) ]

Reports of Fed districts: [ Cleveland] [ St. Louis] [ other districts]

Interest rate decisions:   [ 14 December 2004(25bp hike to 2.25%) ] [ 10 November 2004(25bp hike to 2%) ] [ 21 September 2004(25bp hike to 1.75%) ] [ 10 August 2004(25bp hike to 1.5%) ] [ 30 June 2004(25bp hike to 1.25%) ] 25 June 2003(25bp cut to 1%) ] [ 16 May 2000 (50bp increase to 6.5)]  [ Statements and minutes

[ OECD Economic Outlook: summary country note and country forecast table] [OECD Economic Survey] [ Other OECD documents focussed on the United States] [ IMF country page]

Macro-economic projections

[ The Economist Poll of Forecasters]

[Federal Reserve(Updated halfyearly; Choose most recent report)] [CBO]

[ Quarterly Survey of Professional Forecasters ] [ NABE Quarterly Outlook Survey ] [Blue Chip GDP forecast (1. choose most recent Economic Trends; 2. choose economic activity)]

[ OECD] [ OECD Economic Outlook: Statistical Annex and Flashfile(xls-files; including forecast)] [ IMF]

Information on government budget

[The Presidents Budget documents]   [ Budget information from OMB]

[Monthly Treasury Statement] [ CBO's Analysis of the Monthly Treasury Statement]

[ CBO's The Budget and Economic Outlook(January 2005)] [ CBO's The Budget and Economic Outlook; An Update(September 2004)] [ CBO's current budget projections] [ CBO's analysis of President's budget propoposals] [ other CBO reports] [US Congress information on budget]

[ Budget analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities]


Federal Reserve Board members: [Speeches] [Testimonies]

[(Deputy)Treasury Secretary]

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Data: [Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)] [Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)] [Census Bureau] [Federal Reserve Economic Database (FRED)] [Fedstats] [Conference Board] [Institute for Supply Management (National Association of Purchasing Management)] [Dr. T's EconLinks] [Dismal Scientist] [ECRI]

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Government: [Treasury] [Treasury press releases] [Office of Management and Budget (OMB)] [Congressional Budget Office (CBO)] [Council of Economic Advisors (CEA)] [White House] [US Congress]

Financial markets: [New York stock exchange (NYSE)] [Nasdaq] [Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)] [Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)] [Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)] [CRSP]

Research institutes: [Brookings] [NBER] [Economic Policy Institute] [Center on Budget and Policy Priorities] [American Enterprise Institute] [other institutes]

Real time news: [CNN] [Bloomberg] [Yahoo] Daily/weekly news: [WSJ] [NYT] [Business Week]

[Election results]

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