Current Indicators

The graph below charts the 1/12 and 12/12 rates-of-change for a number of key economic indicators tracked by ITR economists. Select from one of the series below to view its historical rate-of-change as well as the corresponding last three months of raw data. Enter your prediction for the next month’s number and the chart will calculate the rates-of-change for you!

Raw data for the last three months:


Your Prediction:

Use the input field above to enter your estimate or a number you saw in today’s news. Click “Chart It!” to see how your prediction would affect the cyclical status of the selected series.

To zoom in on a selected area of this chart click on the chart with your mouse, then drag while holding the mouse button down to select the desired zoom region then release. Double click the chart or click the “Reset” button to reset.