The Financial Forecast Center

Objective.  Accurate.  Independent.



Extended Forecasts Login Here

Forecasts

Stock Markets
Interest Rates
Economic Outlook
Exchange Rates

U.S. Single Family Homes

The construction and sales of single family homes in the U.S. seems to be setting up a sideways trend.  New single family homes are being built at a level rate of 640 thousand units per year while housing inventories are starting to rise.  However, home prices continue to increase at about 5% per year.

2Q 2014 U.S. GDP

The second estimate of 2Q 2014 U.S. GDP puts growth at +4.6%, annualized, or +2.6% year-over-year.  2Q GDP growth was boosted by an unexpected jump in sales of durable goods (lead by automobiles) and a nice increase in private fixed investment (+10.4%, annualized).  By our own estimates of real economic growth, the U.S. economy is growing at +2.6% year-over-year.

Our Top Predictions Based on August 2014 Traffic


Recently Added Forecasts

S&P 500 Stock Index Forecast

Stock Market Chart with Outlook
S&P 500 Stock Market Chart with Forecast

Current Economic Indicators

October 01, 2014 (Close of Day)

Indicator

Value

S&P 500 1,946.16
US GDP Growth, % 2.59
US Inflation Rate, % 1.70
US Unemployment Rate, % 6.1
Gold Price, $/oz 1,216.50
WTI Oil Price, $/bbl 90.73
US 10 Yr Treasury, % 2.42