SCE LABOR MARKET SURVEY
The November survey shows that the average full-time offer wage received in the past four months increased to $58,035, up from $52,590 in the July survey. Among respondents who anticipated receiving an offer in the next four months, the average expected annual salary rose to $54,563, up from $52,905 in July.
SURVEY OF CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS
November Survey: Short- and medium-term inflation expectations were little changed, remaining around 3.0 percent. Meanwhile, expectations about home prices continued their downward trend, while earnings and unemployment expectations deteriorated for the second consecutive month.
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Q3 Report: Total household debt increased by $219 billion, or 1.6 percent, to reach $13.51 trillion in the third quarter of 2018—marking a seventeenth consecutive quarterly increase. Total household debt is now $837 billion higher than its previous peak of $12.68 trillion in the third quarter of 2008.