Monday Economic Report

  • Monday Economic Report - October 16, 2017

    16 October 2017 | eNewsletter

    Overall, the report was encouraging and a sign that consumers felt more upbeat in their views on the economy and in their expectations for spending in the months ahead

  • Monday Economic Report - October 10, 2017

    10 October 2017 | eNewsletter

    Despite the disappointing figures in September, the reduced hiring is likely a temporary phenomenon, with employment expectations continuing to be very strong overall.

  • Monday Economic Report - October 2, 2017

    02 October 2017 | eNewsletter

    In the latest NAM Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, the historically high levels of optimism that manufacturers in the United States expressed during the first two quarters of 2017 continued unabated through the third quarter.

  • Monday Economic Report - September 25, 2017

    25 September 2017 | eNewsletter

    There will be a number of releases this week that focus on the current health of the manufacturing sector.

  • Monday Economic Report - September 18, 2017

    18 September 2017 | eNewsletter

    We are already starting to see the impacts from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in the economic data. For our sector, manufacturing production fell 0.3 percent in August, and the Federal Reserve estimates reduced output by 0.75 percent in August

  • Monday Economic Report - September 11, 2017

    11 September 2017 | eNewsletter

    The manufacturing data continue to trend in the right direction, with the stronger global economy and a weaker dollar helping to buoy demand and production in the sector.

  • Monday Economic Report - September 5, 2017

    05 September 2017 | eNewsletter

    Manufacturers added 36,000 net new workers in August, its fastest monthly gain in five years and increasing for the third consecutive month.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 28, 2017

    28 August 2017 | eNewsletter

    Many thanks to Candice Ensinger of Parker Hannifin Corporation for compiling this week’s Monday Economic Report.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 21, 2017

    21 August 2017 | eNewsletter

    Many thanks to Carolyn Evans of Intel Corporation for compiling this week’s Monday Economic Report.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 14, 2017

    14 August 2017 | eNewsletter

    The employment data reflect improvements in the overall economy and encouraging figures for manufacturing, with the sector adding 16,000 workers in July and with job openings and hiring in the sector also moving in the right direction.

  • Monday Economic Report - August 7, 2017

    07 August 2017 | eNewsletter

    The manufacturing sector added 16,000 net new workers in July, extending the gain of 12,000 workers in June and reflecting growth in seven of the past eight months.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 31, 2017

    31 July 2017 | eNewsletter

    The U.S. economy grew by an annualized 2.6 percent in the second quarter, according to preliminary data, with real GDP up 1.9 percent at the annual rate in the first half of 2017.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 24, 2017

    24 July 2017 | eNewsletter

    In March, the Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey from the NAM rose to an all-time high in the survey’s 20-year history, with 93.3 percent of respondents positive about their own company outlook. Three months later, manufacturers remain very upbeat.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 17, 2017

    17 July 2017 | eNewsletter

    Overall, springtime production in the sector was choppier than expected, especially given the more robust outlook in other data sources. The longer-term trend for output among manufacturers has been quite positive.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 10, 2017

    10 July 2017 | eNewsletter

    As we begin the second half of 2017, indicators continue to provide mixed messages about the current state of the U.S. economy. There is a lot of room for improvement for manufacturing activity.