Housing

The Battle of Homeownership

May 8, 2024  |  Kristen Radosh

After peaking at 4.04 million in July 2007, the number of U.S. Existing Homes for sale has been on the decline, hitting a low of 850,000 in January 2022.

Commodities

Is Starbucks Still the Star of Coffee?

May 8, 2024  |  Petr Pinkhasov

Starbucks serves as an effective barometer for brick-and-mortar activity due to its widespread presence and consistent customer flow.

Jobs

Boring Jobs

May 7, 2024  |  Sam Rines

Economic data is always fun to parse. Jobs data - like all data - can be construed in near infinite ways. Friday's employment report was a near perfect example of this duality.

Autos

The Expense of a Vehicle Keeps Climbing

May 7, 2024  |  Kylie Leverenz

The auto insurance index has increased 44.50% the past five years. In March 2024, it was at 821.86 (a new record high).

Jobs

Hammering Down on Construction

May 6, 2024  |  Ryan Klister

Diving into the U.S. JOLTS report, the number of construction jobs declined 39.91% month-over-month in March 2024 to 274K from 456K in February 2024. 

Sample Daily Data Points

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Metrics

May 6, 2024  |  Kristen Radosh

As a continuation of our coverage on the Red Sea attacks and the rerouting of containerships through the Cape of Good Hope, we next examine additional supply chain metrics as...