Monday Economic Report

  • 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.

  • Monday Economic Report - January 11, 2016

    11 January 2016 | eNewsletter

    The U.S. economy grew 2.0 percent in the third quarter, according to the latest revision from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 28, 2015

    28 December 2015 | eNewsletter

    The U.S. economy grew 2.0 percent in the third quarter, according to the latest revision from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 21, 2015

    21 December 2015 | eNewsletter

    The NAM Manufacturing Outlook Index declined from 45.8 in September to 40.5 in the most recent survey, falling below the historical average for the second consecutive quarter.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 14, 2015

    14 December 2015 | eNewsletter

    The overall November jobs numbers were widely interpreted as a positive for the U.S. economy—a sign that the labor market in general is moving in the right direction.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 7, 2015

    07 December 2015 | eNewsletter

    The overall November jobs numbers were widely interpreted as a positive for the U.S. economy—a sign that the labor market in general is moving in the right direction.