Monday Economic Report

  • 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.

  • Monday Economic Report - July 3, 2017

    03 July 2017 | eNewsletter

    Consumer spending improved from earlier estimates but still reflects reduced purchases of durable goods. We would expect a strong rebound in second quarter data.The U.S. economy should expand by 2.3 percent for 2017 as a whole.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 26, 2017

    26 June 2017 | eNewsletter

    Last week was a slower one for indicators, but the data points that were released reflected mostly positive trends, with the global economy showing signs of continued progress.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 19, 2017

    19 June 2017 | eNewsletter

    There will only be a handful of economic releases out this week, with data focusing mainly on manufacturing and housing. Other highlights this week include the latest figures for existing and new home sales, the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s monthly survey and leading economic indicators.

  • Monday Economic Report - June 12, 2017

    12 June 2017 | eNewsletter

    After a busy few weeks of data, there was a bit of a breather on new economic indicators out last week. Of the reports that were released, one of the standouts was nonfarm job openings, which exceeded 6 million for the first time ever. This was yet another sign that the labor market has improved significantly in recent months.