Monday, November 30, 2009

Number of Social Security Retires Spikes Up

11/30/2009 The number of people in the US with Social Security retirement benefits has increased by 1,176,000 from the beginning of the year to 33,453,000 . It's the biggest 11 month increase on record.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Core Intermediate

11/17/2009 PPI core intermediate prices (pipeline prices) dropped compare to last month and was down over 6% compared to last year. But the year over year comparison was better than last month's comparison which was lower by over 7%.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Port Of LA Export Spike

11/14/2009 Loaded outbound containers at the Port of Los Angeles spiked to a 11.8% y/y increase. That is the first increase in more than a year.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Y/Y drop in new Social Security Retirees

11/1/2009 October recorded the first y/y drop in 11 months for new Social Security retirees.