Monday Economic Report

  • Monday Economic Report - September 6, 2016

    06 September 2016 | eNewsletter

    After some encouraging signs of economic progress in recent weeks, leading to a narrative that manufacturing was beginning to stabilize, data out last week served as another reminder that challenges persist.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 29, 2016

    29 August 2016 | eNewsletter

    Economic signals last week were mixed, but the overall picture remains the same—a midsummer economy that is struggling to gain traction after an underwhelming first half.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 22, 2016

    22 August 2016 | eNewsletter

    The world’s eyes have been focused on Brazil over recent weeks with the Rio Olympics providing an interesting reflection of some of the major economies around the world in 2016.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 15, 2016

    15 August 2016 | eNewsletter

    There were a few encouraging economic reports released last week, with each suggesting that activity has picked up after struggling earlier in the year. Friday’s job numbers were relatively strong for the second straight month.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 8, 2016

    08 August 2016 | eNewsletter

    There were a few encouraging economic reports released last week, with each suggesting that activity has picked up after struggling earlier in the year. Friday’s job numbers were relatively strong for the second straight month.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 25, 2016

    25 July 2016 | eNewsletter

    Later this week, we will get our first read on real GDP growth for the second quarter, which is likely to be around 2.8 percent at the annual rate.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 18, 2016

    18 July 2016 | eNewsletter

    Economic data were mixed last week, but there was encouraging news related to manufacturing production, which rebounded in June after a disappointing May report.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 11, 2016

    11 July 2016 | eNewsletter

    The June jobs numbers provided mixed news on the labor market, but more than anything, they suggest that the U.S. economy remains much weaker than desired, particularly for manufacturing.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 5, 2016

    05 July 2016 | eNewsletter

    There continues to be mixed news on the current state of the manufacturing sector, mirroring the varied reports on the overall economy as a whole.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 27, 2016

    27 June 2016 | eNewsletter

    The vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union—the so-called “Brexit”—dominated headlines on Friday.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 20, 2016

    20 June 2016 | eNewsletter

    There were numerous economic indicators out last week, but financial markets pivoted on news from the Federal Reserve and the prospects for a possible “Brexit” vote in the United Kingdom on June 23 for Britain to possibly leave the European Union.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 13, 2016

    13 June 2016 | eNewsletter

    With only a handful of new data points last week, financial markets were able to catch a slight breather before a slew of new indicators come out this week.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 6, 2016

    06 June 2016 | eNewsletter

    Despite encouraging signs earlier elsewhere in the economy, including retail sales, housing and manufacturing sentiment, employers remain cautious enough in their economic outlook to hold back on hiring—at least for now.

  • Monday Economic Report - May 31, 2016

    31 May 2016 | eNewsletter

    The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the U.S. economy grew 0.8 percent in the first quarter of 2016, up from the prior estimate of 0.5 percent.

  • Monday Economic Report - May 23, 2016

    23 May 2016 | eNewsletter

    After disappointing manufacturing activity in the first quarter of 2016, the sector rebounded somewhat in April.