Monday Economic Report

  • Monday Economic Report - May 9, 2016

    09 May 2016 | eNewsletter

    The current state of the manufacturing economy continues to be a give-and-take between signs that the sector is beginning to improve versus ongoing challenges related to global headwinds.

  • Monday Economic Report - May 2, 2016

    02 May 2016 | eNewsletter

    Overall, U.S. economic growth has been disappointing through the first three months of 2016, with real GDP up by just 0.5 percent, extending the sluggishness seen at the end of 2015.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 25, 2016

    25 April 2016 | eNewsletter

    Building on disappointing hiring, production and retail numbers this month, the housing data out last week provided another discouraging economic measure for us to absorb.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 18, 2016

    18 April 2016 | eNewsletter

    Much of the recent data regarding manufacturing output and demand have reflected improvements, with signs of possible stabilization in the market.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 11, 2016

    11 April 2016 | eNewsletter

    With that said, in the give-and-take of the past few weeks, encouraging signs about the economy have often been met with reminders of ongoing challenges.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 4, 2016

    04 April 2016

    There are continuing signs that the manufacturing sector in the United States is stabilizing.

  • Monday Economic Report - March 28, 2016

    28 March 2016 | eNewsletter

    The manufacturing sector has begun to show signs that it is stabilizing after months of softness, as discussed in last week’s report, providing us with a glimmer of optimism moving forward.

  • Monday Economic Report - March 14, 2016

    14 March 2016 | eNewsletter

    Even with somewhat better data recently, manufacturers continue to face headwinds, including a strong U.S. dollar, reduced commodity prices and global economic volatility.

  • Monday Economic Report - March 7, 2016

    07 March 2016 | eNewsletter

    Data released last week show that manufacturing’s challenges are far from over. Indeed, manufacturing employment declined by 16,000 in February, somewhat offsetting the stronger-than-anticipated 23,000-worker increase in January.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 29, 2016

    29 February 2016 | eNewsletter

    After several weeks with a steady slew of relatively bad economic reports, the data out last week were more mixed, with lingering soft spots but with some encouraging signs in others.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 22, 2016

    22 February 2016 | eNewsletter

    Manufacturing production rose 0.5 percent in January, rebounding from softness in the second half of 2015 and providing a little encouragement at the start of 2016.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 16, 2016

    16 February 2016 | eNewsletter

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 8.3 percent year-to-date and has fallen 12.8 percent since reaching an all-time high on May 19, 2015.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 8, 2016

    08 February 2016 | eNewsletter

    It is amazing how quickly the economic narrative changed on Friday morning with the release of new jobs numbers. There had been a steady drumbeat of bad news recently, particularly in light of global weaknesses and falling commodity prices.

  • Monday Economic Report - January 25, 2016

    25 January 2016 | eNewsletter

    Financial market analysts are worried about a possible global slowdown, with Chinese equities continuing to plummet and crude oil prices closing the week below $30 per barrel.

  • Monday Economic Report - January 19, 2016

    19 January 2016 | eNewsletter

    Financial market analysts are worried about a possible global slowdown, with Chinese equities continuing to plummet and crude oil prices closing the week below $30 per barrel.