Hotels: Occupancy Rate Down 8% Compared to Same Week in 2019

HOTELS: OCCUPANCY RATE DOWN 8% COMPARED TO SAME WEEK IN 2019

Note: The year-over-year occupancy comparisons are easy, since occupancy declined sharply at the onset of the pandemic. So STR is comparing...

Las Vegas Visitor Authority for June: Convention Attendance N/A, Visitor Traffic Down 18% Compared to 2019

LAS VEGAS VISITOR AUTHORITY FOR JUNE: CONVENTION ATTENDANCE N/A, VISITOR TRAFFIC DOWN 18% COMPARED TO 2019

From the Las Vegas Visitor Authority: June 2021 Las Vegas Visitor Statistics Marking the sixth consecutive month of MoM gains, June...

 
 
 
July 29th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

JULY 29TH COVID-19, NEW CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, VACCINATIONS

The 7-day average cases is the highest since April 18th. The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since May 9th. This data...

FRIDAY: PERSONAL INCOME AND OUTLAYS

Friday: • At 8:30 AM ET,: Personal Income and Outlays, June 2020. The consensus is for a 0.3% decrease in personal income, and for...

 
 
 
Personal Income increased 0.1% in June, Spending increased 1.0%

PERSONAL INCOME INCREASED 0.1% IN JUNE, SPENDING INCREASED 1.0%

The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays, June 2021 and Annual Update report: Personal income increased $26.1 billion in June...

Black Knight: Number of Homeowners in COVID-19-Related Forbearance Plans Increased Slightly

BLACK KNIGHT: NUMBER OF HOMEOWNERS IN COVID-19-RELATED FORBEARANCE PLANS INCREASED SLIGHTLY

Note: Both Black Knight and the MBA are putting out weekly estimates of mortgages in forbearance. This data is as of July 27th. From...

 
 
 
Q2 2021 GDP Details on Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Q2 2021 GDP DETAILS ON RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

The BEA released the underlying details for the Q2 advance GDP report today. The BEA reported that investment in non-residential structures...

INITIAL Q3 GDP FORECASTS: 6% TO 9% RANGE

From BofA: We maintain our 2H forecast but adjust the composition, taking up inventories but taking down consumption and residential...

 
 
 
July 30th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

JULY 30TH COVID-19, NEW CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, VACCINATIONS

The 7-day average cases is the highest since April 18th. The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since May 6th. This data...

Fannie Mae: Mortgage Serious Delinquency Rate Decreased in June

FANNIE MAE: MORTGAGE SERIOUS DELINQUENCY RATE DECREASED IN JUNE

Fannie Mae reported that the Single-Family Serious Delinquency decreased to 2.08% in June, from 2.24% in May. The serious delinquency...

 
 
 

FOMC PREVIEW: PROBABLY TOO SOON FOR HINTS ON TAPERING

Expectations are there will be no change to rate policy when the FOMC meets on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Analysts will be looking...

July 25th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

JULY 25TH COVID-19, NEW CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, VACCINATIONS

Note: Cases and Deaths not updated on Sundays. The 7-day average cases is the highest since May 3rd. The 7-day average hospitalizations...

 
 
 

MONDAY: NEW HOME SALES

Weekend: • Schedule for Week of July 25, 2021 • FOMC Preview: Probably Too Soon for Hints on Tapering Monday: • At 10:00 AM ET, New...

Seven High Frequency Indicators for the Economy

SEVEN HIGH FREQUENCY INDICATORS FOR THE ECONOMY

These indicators are mostly for travel and entertainment. It will interesting to watch these sectors recover as the pandemic subsides. ---...

 
 
 
July 24th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

JULY 24TH COVID-19, NEW CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, VACCINATIONS

The 7-day average cases is the highest since May 3rd. The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since May 22nd. This data is...

Schedule for Week of July 25, 2021

SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF JULY 25, 2021

The key report this week is the advance estimate of Q2 GDP. Other key reports include June New Home Sales, Personal Income and Outlays...

 
 
 
July 23rd COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

JULY 23RD COVID-19, NEW CASES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, VACCINATIONS

The 7-day average cases is the highest since May 6th. The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since May 25th. This data is...

July Vehicle Sales Forecast: "Sales to Continue Free-Fall"

JULY VEHICLE SALES FORECAST: "SALES TO CONTINUE FREE-FALL"

From WardsAuto: July U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales to Continue Free-Fall from Springtime Peak Wards notes low inventories and supply issues...

 
 
 
REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey June 2021

REALTORS® CONFIDENCE INDEX SURVEY JUNE 2021

Some interesting information from the REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey June 2021 Several metrics indicate that demand is softening...

Q2 GDP FORECASTS: AROUND 8%

The BEA will release the advance estimate of Q2 GDP next Thursday. The consensus forecast is for real GDP to increase 8.2% in Q2, from...

 
 
 



Alleghany Corp : Price Down $-11.61 % Over Past Day, Down $-10.39 % Over...

Alleghany Corp : Price Down $-11.61 % Over Past Day, Down $-10.39 % Over Past Hour

The Hourly View for Y 500 - Internal server error This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move up. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend... Read more ...

The Insurance Claims Process and How to File

The Insurance Claims Process and How to File

An insurance claim is a critical part of getting money for your losses, so it is important to know how to file one. Read more ...

The health of labor markets post-pandemic: The supply perspective

The health of labor markets post-pandemic: The supply perspective

As we discussed in the previous post , firms everywhere are having serious difficulties filling vacancies. With these worker shortages on everyone's minds, let's discuss how... Read more ...

What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?

What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?

A workers' compensation ghost insurance policy is different from a regular workers' comp policy. Here's the difference. Read more ...

What Is Cyber Insurance?

What Is Cyber Insurance?

Cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity in the era of remote work to protect your company's online assets. Read more ...

Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance

Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance

While indemnity insurance isn't a specific policy type, it does play a critical role in the types of insurance your business needs. Read more ...

Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors

Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors

Independent contractors have unique considerations to keep in mind when it comes to workers' compensation insurance. Read more ...

Workers' Comp and Taxes

Workers' Comp and Taxes

There are certain tax implications for workers' compensation that every employee and business owner should understand. Read more ...

What Is Gap Insurance?

What Is Gap Insurance?

Gap insurance covers what your commercial auto insurance doesn't. Here's when your business might need it. Read more ...

Agriculture Advertising and Marketing

Agriculture Advertising and Marketing

Plant seeds of success with agricultural marketing. Read more ...