Nov 5, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for November 5, 2012. The workforce contracted by 0.01%, mirroring drops of 1 point in the economic confidence index and 3 points in the job creation index. Gas prices fell by less than 1 cent to $3.498. Consumer spending rose to $70, up $6 from yesterday and up $12 from two days ago.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$70+$6
Gas prices$3.498-$0.09
Economic confidence index-9-1
Job creation index22-3
Percent in workforce45.8%-0.01%
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Nov 4, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for November 4, 2012, which saw some dramatic swings from yesterday. Consumer spending increased $6 to $64; the economic and job creation indexes increased by 2 points each; the workforce increased by 0.02%; and average gas prices fell by $0.03.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$64+$6
Gas prices$3.507-$0.03
Economic confidence index-8+2
Job creation index25+2
Percent in workforce45.9%+0.02%
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Nov 3, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for November 3, 2012, which was very much a mixed bag. On the positive side, the indexes for economic confidence and job creation improved by 4 and 3 points, respectively. However, consumer spending fell by $3. The workforce size and gas prices remained largely unchanged; the workforce shrank by 0.01% to 45.7% and gas prices fell $0.013 to $3.510.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$58-$3
Gas prices$3.510-$0.013
Economic confidence index-10+4
Job creation index23+3
Percent in workforce45.7%-0.01%
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Nov 2, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for November 2, 2012. Consumer spending fell by $8, a larger drop than during any recent period; however, the job creation index increased by 3 points to 20. Gas prices fell by a small amount to $3.523, and the percentage of people employed in the workforce ticked up by 0.01% to 45.8%. The economic confidence index remained unchanged from yesterday at -14.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$61-$8
Gas prices$3.523-$0.008
Economic confidence index-14+0
Job creation index20+3
Percent in workforce45.8%+0.01%
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Nov 1, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for November 1, 2012. Consumer spending jumped up by $4 from yesterday, hitting $69. Gas prices fell by $0.012 to $3.531. The job creation index improved to 17, and the percent of people in the workforce rose by 0.01% to 45.7%. However, the economic confidence index fell by 1 point to -14.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$69+$4
Gas prices$3.531-$0.012
Economic confidence index-14-1
Job creation index17+1
Percent in workforce45.7%+0.01%
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Oct 31, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for October 31, 2012. Only one metric changed; gas prices fell by $0.009 to $3.542. All other metrics remained unchanged from yesterday.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$65+$0
Gas prices$3.542-$0.009
Economic confidence index-13+0
Job creation index16+0
Percent in workforce45.6%+0.0%
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Oct 30, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for October 30, 2012. Only one metric changed; gas prices fell by $0.011 to $3.551. All other metrics remained unchanged from yesterday.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$65+$0
Gas prices$3.551-$0.011
Economic confidence index-13+0
Job creation index16+0
Percent in workforce45.6%+0.0%
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Oct 29, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for October 29, 2012. The job creation index fell 2 points to 16, along with the economic confidence index, which fell 1 point to -13. The payroll to population percentage tick up slightly to 45.6%. Consumer spending and gas prices remained largely unchanged from yesterday.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$65+$0
Gas prices$3.562-$0.004
Economic confidence index-13-1
Job creation index16-2
Percent in workforce45.6%+0.02%
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Oct 28, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for October 28, 2012; every metric improved over yesterday. Compared to yesterday, consumer spending increased by $3, and the economic confidence and job creation indexes improved by 1 point each to -12 and 18, respectively, and the percent of people in the labor force increased by 0.02% to 45.04%. Gas prices countrywide fell by $0.007 to $3.566 per gallon.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$65+$3
Gas prices$3.566-$0.007
Economic confidence index-12+1
Job creation index18+1
Percent in workforce45.4%+0.02%
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Oct 27, 2012: Daily Consumer Statistics

Here are the daily economic metrics for October 27, 2012. Consumer spending increased by $1 over yesterday, and the economic confidence index improved by 2 points. Gas prices and the payroll to population percentage remained largly unchanged, falling by $0.007 and 0.01%. The job creation index fell by 2 points to 17.

MetricValueChange
Consumer spending$62+$1
Gas prices$3.573-$0.007
Economic confidence index-13+2
Job creation index17-2
Percent in workforce45.2%-0.01%
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