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The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of May 30th……

From the Atlantic Magazine…..

Pollster.com Obama Average Job Approval
47.0%
Pollster.com Obama Favorability
53.4%
Pollster.com Right Direction / Wrong Track
34.1% / 57.2%
Pollster.com Congressional Approval
18.0%
National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Optimism Index
90.6 (up 4.4% from March)
ABC News/Washington Post Consumer Comfort Index
45 points below zero
U.S. Department of Labor Initial Weekly Jobless Claims
471,000 (down 114,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTrac Newly foreclosed properties in April
333,837
U.S. Department of Labor Unemployment
9.9%

May 30, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Government, Media, Other Things, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of May 11……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.com Obama Average Job Approval
48.84%
Pollster.com Obama Favorability
54.2%
Pollster.com Right Direction / Wrong Track
34.9% / 56.8%
Pollster.com Congressional Approval
19.9%
National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Optimism Index
86.8 (down 1.4% from February)
ABC News/Washington Post Consumer Comfort Index
47 points below zero
U.S. Department of Labor Initial Weekly Jobless Claims
444,000 (down 141,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTrac Newly foreclosed properties in March
367,056
U.S. Department of Labor Unemployment
9.9%

May 11, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Government, Media, Politics, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | 1 Comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of May 2……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.com Obama Average Job Approval
48.0%
Pollster.com Obama Favorability
53.4%
Pollster.com Right Direction / Wrong Track
35.6% / 58.4%
Pollster.com Congressional Approval
20.0%
National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Optimism Index
86.8 (down 1.4% from February)
ABC News/Washington Post Consumer Comfort Index
50 points below zero
U.S. Department of Labor Initial Weekly Jobless Claims
456,000 (down 129,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTrac Newly foreclosed properties in March
367,056
U.S. Department of LaborUnemployment
9.7%

May 2, 2010 Posted by | Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Government, Home, Media, Other Things, Politics, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , , | 1 Comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of April 18……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.com Obama Average Job Approval
47.7%
Pollster.com Obama Favorability
52.7%
Pollster.com Right Direction / Wrong Track
38.2% / 55.6%
Pollster.com Congressional Approval
16.6%
National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Optimism Index
86.8 (down 1.4% from February)
ABC News/Washington Post Consumer Comfort Index
47 points below zero
U.S. Department of Labor Initial Weekly Jobless Claims
460,000 (down 143,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTrac Newly foreclosed properties in February
308,524
U.S. Department of Labor Unemployment
9.7%

April 18, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Government, Media, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of April 3……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.comObama Average Job Approval
47.2%
Pollster.comObama Favorability
51.5%
Pollster.comRight Direction / Wrong Track
36.7% / 57.1%
Pollster.comCongressional Approval
13.0%
National Federation of Independent BusinessesSmall Business Optimism Index
88.0 (down 1.5% from January)
ABC News/Washington PostConsumer Comfort Index
45 points below zero
U.S. Department of LaborInitial Weekly Jobless Claims
439,000 (down 143,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTracNewly foreclosed properties in February
308,524
U.S. Department of LaborUnemployment
9.7%

April 3, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Government, Media, Other Things, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 27……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 27 ……

Pollster.comObama Average Job Approval
46.9%
Pollster.comObama Favorability
51.0%
Pollster.comRight Direction / Wrong Track
32.7% / 60.2%
Pollster.comCongressional Approval
11.7%
National Federation of Independent BusinessesSmall Business Optimism Index
88.0 (down 1.5% from January)
ABC News/Washington PostConsumer Comfort Index
44 points below zero
U.S. Department of LaborInitial Weekly Jobless Claims
457,000 (down 128,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTracNewly foreclosed properties in February
308,524
U.S. Department of LaborUnemployment
9.7%

March 28, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Media, Other Things, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 14 th……

Pollster.comObama Favorability
52.3%
Pollster.comRight Direction / Wrong Track
34.1% / 59.9%
Pollster.comCongressional Approval
13.7%
National Federation of Independent BusinessesSmall Business Optimism Index
88.0 (down 1.5% from January)
ABC News/Washington PostConsumer Comfort Index
49 points below zero
U.S. Department of LaborInitial Weekly Jobless Claims
462,000 (down 116,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTracNewly foreclosed properties in January
308,524
U.S. Department of LaborUnemployment
9.7%

March 12, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Media, Other Things, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 7 th……

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 7 th……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.comObama Average Job Approval
48.2%
Pollster.comObama Favorability
52.7%
Pollster.comRight Direction / Wrong Track
33.4% / 61.9%
Pollster.comCongressional Approval
14.3%
National Federation of Independent BusinessesSmall Business Optimism Index
89.3 (up 1.5% from December)
ABC News/Washington PostConsumer Comfort Index
50 points below zero
U.S. Department of LaborInitial Weekly Jobless Claims
469,000 (down 116,000 since 1/20/09)
RealtyTracNewly foreclosed properties in January
315,716
U.S. Department of LaborUnemployment
9.7%

March 7, 2010 Posted by | Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Media, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | 3 Comments

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 1st……

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of March 1st……

From the Atlantic Magazine……

Pollster.com

Obama Average Job Approval   47.9%

Pollster.com

Obama Favorability   52.5%

Pollster.com

Right Direction / Wrong Track3    4.7% / 59.4%

Pollster.com

Congressional Approval    14.3%

National Federation of Independent Businesses

Small Business Optimism Index    89.3 (up 1.5% from December)

ABC News/Washington Post

Consumer Comfort Index    50 points below zero

U.S. Department of Labor

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims    496,000 (down 89,000 since 1/20/09)

RealtyTrac

Newly foreclosed properties in January    315,716

U.S. Department of Labor

Unemployment    9.7%

March 1, 2010 Posted by | Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Media, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) for the week of February 15……

The Zeigeist ( economic data ) From the Atlantic Magazine for the week of February 15……

Pollster.com

Obama Average Job Approval  47.9%

Pollster.com

Obama Favorability   51.3%

Pollster.com

Right Direction / Wrong Track   35.4% / 60.2%

Pollster.com

Congressional Approval   19.1%

Standard & Poor’s

S&P 5001    075.51 (up 241 points since 1/20/09)

National Federation of Independent Businesses

Small Business Optimism Index    89.3 (up 1.5% from December)

ABC News/Washington Post

Consumer Comfort Index   48 points below zero

U.S. Department of Labor

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims   440,000 (down 145,000 since 1/20/09)

Bankrate.com

Interest on 30-Year Fixed Mortgage   5.05%

RealtyTrac

Newly foreclosed properties in January   315,716

U.S. Department of Labor

Unemployment   9.7%

U.S. Department of Labor

Consumer Price Index   +0.1 in December

Mortgage Bankers Association

Quarterly Delinquency   9.64%

National Association of Realtors

Sales of Existing Homes, Annual Rate (Monthly)   5.45 million in December (down 16.7% from November )

February 15, 2010 Posted by | Economic Data (Zeitgeist), Media, Polls, The Economy, Updates | , , | Leave a comment