Monthly Economic Commentary and Indicators

for Realtors & Mortgage Industry Professionals

October 2019 

We are just starting the last quarter of 2019 and getting closer to another year going into the record books. Bad news seems to have dominated the
media during the last few months – geopolitical risks, global manufacturing slowdown, negative interest rates, hard Brexit, impeachment hearings,
Trade War, impending Recession, etc, etc, etc…… Why is doom and gloom dominating the news when in reality the US Economy is doing fine?
Wages are up, Jobs are plentiful, Inflation is low, the Dollar is strong, and the US Consumer is still buying. If you read enough Economic articles,
it’s easy to get caught up in the endless stream of chatter about the next Recession that’s just around the corner. However, some commentators
have gotten the impression that the media is trying to scare the Economy and Consumer into a Recession. Similar to a self-fulfilling prophecy – if
you talk about it enough – it will happen. If a Recession does happen soon, it will be the most talked about and anticipated Recession in history.
In the meantime, let’s look at some of the recent Economic Data that is important to Mortgage and Real Estate Professionals.

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Economic Data and Events

Interest Rates and Fed Watch

Housing Market Indicators

Labor Market Economic Indicators

Inflation Economic Data/Information

GDP Economic Data

Consumer Economic Indicators

Energy, International, and Misc

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Monthly Economic Commentary PDF

This Economic Commentary intro and full version PDF are provided by GMFS Mortgage and written by Mortgage Elements to be a succinct summary of the key Economic Indicators and Economic Data that influence the Mortgage and Real Estate Industries. It is written for Mortgage, Realtor and Real Estate Professionals that need to stay current on Economic Information but don’t have hours to research and analyze Economic Data. © Copyright 2018 Mortgage Elements Inc, All Rights reserved

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Monthly Economic Calendar PDF

Information on this full version Monthly Economic Calendar PDF is taken from sources believed to be credible, however, GMFS Mortgage and Mortgage Elements does not guarantee or warrant its accuracy or completeness. The dates, times, and definitions of Economic information is controlled by the individual data provider and subject to change without notice. This calendar is intended for use by Mortgage & Real Estate Professionals only and not Consumers. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not an advertisement to lend or solicit mortgage originations. © Copyright 2018 Mortgage Elements Inc, All Rights reserved


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