U.S. TRADE DEFICIT $55.5 BLN
U.S. BEA - U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, May 2019
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $55.5 billion in May, up $4.3 billion from $51.2 billion in April, revised.
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2019, July, 3, 11:25:00FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN U.S. UP 8.7%
Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $296.4 billion (preliminary) in 2018. Expenditures were up 8.7 percent from $272.8 billion (revised) in 2017
2019, July, 1, 11:20:00U.S. SHALE OIL PROBLEMS
Based on a study of 40 US shale oil companies, looking at cash flow from operating activities, only four companies reported a positive cash flow balance in the first quarter of 2019.
2019, June, 25, 12:50:00U.S. FINANCIAL RISKS UP
In addition, a number of medium-term risks are growing. The financial system appears healthy but vulnerabilities in leveraged corporates and, potentially, in the nonbank system are elevated by historical standards. An abrupt reversal of the recent supportive financial market conditions or a deepening of ongoing trade disputes represent material risks to the U.S. economy, with concomitant negative outward spillovers. The U.S. public debt-to-GDP ratio is on an unsustainable path and is expected to continue rising throughout the medium-term, as aging related spending rises.
2019, June, 21, 09:35:00U.S. CURRENT-ACCOUNT DEFICIT DOWN TO $130.4 BLN
The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $130.4 billion (preliminary) in the first quarter of 2019 from $143.9 billion (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The deficit was 2.5 percent of current-dollar gross domestic product in the first quarter, down from 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter.
2019, June, 18, 17:15:00U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.4%
Industrial production rose 0.4 percent in May after falling 0.4 percent in April. The indexes for manufacturing and mining gained 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively, in May; the index for utilities climbed 2.1 percent. At 109.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production was 2.0 percent higher in May than it was a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector moved up 0.2 percentage point in May to 78.1 percent, a rate that is 1.7 percentage points below its long-run (1972–2018) average.
2019, August, 19, 11:20:00CHINA'S GREEN INVESTMENT $1 BLN
Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in “green” financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing’s energy strategy.
2019, August, 19, 11:15:00U.S. RIGS UP 1 TO 935
U.S. Rig Count is up 1 rig from last week to 935, with oil rigs up 6 to 770, gas rigs down 4 to 165, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 0. Canada Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 142, with oil rigs up 7 to 101 and gas rigs down 5 to 41.
2019, August, 16, 10:50:00OIL PRICE: NEAR $59
Brent was up 52 cents, or 0.9%, at $58.75 a barrel , U.S. crude was up 65 cents, or 1.2%, at $55.12 a barrel
2019, August, 16, 10:35:00U.S., RUSSIA SANCTIONS AGAIN
The US is set to impose sanctions on Rosneft if it continues to trade crude oil and fuel with Venezuela's PDVSA in exchange for debt repayments and stakes in joint venture projects in the South American nation,
2019, August, 16, 10:30:00ZOHR GAS OUTPUT UP TO 11.3 BCM
In H1 2019, the production on the Zohr field amounted to 11.3 bcm of gas, which is 3.6 times more than in the same period last year.
2019, August, 16, 10:25:00U.S. GAS PRODUCTION UP
U.S. natural gas production continued to increase in August despite relatively low natural gas spot prices
2019, August, 16, 10:20:00U.S. OIL INVENTORIES 440.5 BBL
At 440.5 million bbl, US crude oil inventories are 3% above the 5-year average for this time of year