Search Results for 2017

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  • Monday Economic Report - April 10, 2017

    10 April 2017

    The recent uptick in optimism in the sector has begun to translate into better job growth, especially when contrasted with the employment declines seen as recently as last autumn.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 17, 2017

    17 April 2017 | eNewsletter

    This week, we will find out whether the manufacturers can increase production for the seventh straight month, building on recent progress in the sector.

  • Monday Economic Report - April 24, 2017

    24 April 2017

    While manufacturing activity has turned a corner and is trending in the right direction overall, especially relative to what we saw for much of last year, many of the economic indicators released last week reflected some easing in the latest data

  • Monday Economic Report - April 3, 2017

    03 April 2017 | eNewsletter

    93.3 percent of manufacturers are either somewhat or very positive about their own company’s outlook, up from 56.6 percent one year ago and 77.8 percent in December.

  • 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 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 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 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 - December 11, 2017

    11 December 2017 | eNewsletter

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that manufacturers added 31,000 workers in November, extending the gain of 23,000 in October. More importantly, the sector has added an average of 15,545 employees on net per month so far in 2017—quite a turnaround from the loss of 16,000 workers in 2016 as a whole.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 18, 2017

    18 December 2017 | eNewsletter

    The latest NAM Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey reflected continued optimism in the sector, with the headline index rising to unprecedented heights. Indeed, 94.6 percent of respondents said they are positive about their own company’s outlook, the highest in the survey’s 20-year history.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 26, 2017

    26 December 2017 | eNewsletter

    The bottom line is that the U.S. economy has expanded for two straight quarters by at least 3 percent, and if the current forecast holds, that streak should extend to three consecutive quarters.

  • Monday Economic Report - December 4, 2017

    04 December 2017 | eNewsletter

    Economic reports released last week continued to reflect health in the manufacturing sector. For instance, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that manufacturing activity expanded robustly in November, even as it pulled back for the second straight month from September’s reading, which was the fastest pace since May 2004.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 13, 2017

    13 February 2017 | eNewsletter

    Manufacturing production rebounded somewhat in December, but over the past 12 months, output was up a rather stagnant 0.2 percent.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 20, 2017

    20 February 2017 | eNewsletter

    Manufacturing production expanded for the fourth consecutive month.

  • Monday Economic Report - February 27, 2017

    27 February 2017 | eNewsletter

    For now, manufacturers are cautiously optimistic in their economic outlook.