Keystone Financial Group

David R. Guttery, RFC, RFS, CAM
8178 Gadsden Highway, Suite 104
Trussville, AL 35173
Office: (205) 655-7526
Office Toll-Free: (800) 894-0065
Contact: Send an Email

Employment

Employment numbers are important to review as they provide solid indicators for spending patterns and consumer confidence. Click the graph below for the most current information on employment.

 

Manufacturing

The ISM manufacturing index (formerly known as the NAPM Survey) is constructed so that any level at 50 or above signifies growth in the services sector. (3) Click the graph below for the most current information on manufacturing.

 

Gross Domestic Product

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the broadest measure of aggregate economic activity and encompasses every sector of the economy. (4)

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Consumer Confidence

Consumer Confidence is important because the pattern in consumer attitudes can be a key influence on markets, as such spending drives two thirds of economic activity. 

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Housing

The real estate market an important overall indicator of the national economy. Residential real estates are often the greatest source of wealth for many families.

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New Home Sales

A sale of the new house occurs with the signing of a sales contract or the acceptance of a deposit. The house can be in any stage of construction: not yet started, under construction, or already completed. New home sales account for about 10 percent of the US housing market. New single-family home sales are extremely volatile month-to-month and preliminary figures are subject to large revisions because they are mostly drawn from building permits data.

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Income and Expenditures

Personal consumption is an important metric to monitor. Personal Income refers to the income that persons receive in return for their provision of labor, land, and capital used in current production, plus current transfer receipts less contributions for government social insurance.  Click the graph below for the most current information on  personal income and expenditures.