Econ: Markets

This is a selected markets review page. It is used for the purpose of investigating the potential impact of import versus domestic products on the U.S. economy.

Business categories are added to the page in common groups as review activities progress. The review process does NOT provide market or investment recommendations, or review the effectiveness of businesses or products. List of Companies of the United States (Wikipedia)

Super Market & Discount Stock Review Comments
Albertsons Private
Costco COST
Sprouts Farmers Market SFM  
Super Market & Discount Stock Review Comments
Dollar Tree DLTR
Kroger KR
Wal-Mart WMT  
Furniture & Imports Stock Review Comments
Ashley Private
Bassett BSET
COST PLUS World Market Private
Furniture & Imports Stock Review Comments
IKEA Private
La-Z-Boy LZB
Pier 1 Imports PIR  
Home Improvement Stock Review Comments
84 Lumber Private  
ACE Hardware Private
Home Improvement Stock Review Comments
Lowes LOW
True Value Hardware Private  
Pharmacies Stock Review Comments
Kroger KR
Rite Aid RAD  
Pharmacies Stock Review Comments
Walgreens WBA  
Walmart WMT
Target TGT  

Current Economic Indicators are reported by the U.S. Census Bureau at: Economic Indicators. Economic Indicator data is also supported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Most market sites provide a calendar of economic indexes. Yahoo provides the following Current Calendar with weekly economic indexes.

Economic Indicators range from A-D based on their relationship to the market and value for decision making. Links listed below lead to Twitter streams on current economic data.

Economic Indicators - Sorted Alphabetically
ADP Employment B GDP Deflator
C Auto Sales Hourly Earnings
Average Workweek B Housing Starts
B Building Permits C Import Prices
C Business Inventories B Industrial Production
B Capacity Utilization C Initial Claims
Case Shiller 20 City Index ISM Index
Challenger Job Cuts ISM Services
B Chicago PMI JOLTS - Job Openings
D Construction Spending D Leading Indicators
B Consumer Confidence MBA  Mortgage Purchase Index
D Consumer Credit MBA Mortgage Index
Continuing Claims C New Home Sales
B Core CPI A Non-farm Payrolls
B CPI C PCE Core Prices
Crude Inventories Pending Home Sales
Durable Goods C Personal Income
B Durable Orders Personal Spending
Employment Cost Index B Philadelphia Fed
C Existing Home Sales B PPI Producer Price Index
C Export Prices D Productivity
D Factory Orders Retail Prices
Fed's Beige Book Retail Sales
FHFA Housing Price Index C Trade Balance
FOMC Minutes D Treasury Budget
FOMC Rate Decision C Truck Sales
B GDP A Unemployment Rate
Wholesale Inventories