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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 12-14-2015 Economic data for the week was led by a marginal showing in retail sales, a drop in consumer and business sentiment, as well as continued impacts of disinflationary impulses in import prices and PPI. Global equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 12-07-2015 Economic data again showed some mixed results, with manufacturing (and some services results for that matter) coming in weaker than expected, while the monthly employment situation report for November came in strong.  The labor report was seen as … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-30-2015 In a short holiday week, economic data was mixed, with durable goods and housing statistics generally higher, while consumer confidence indicators fell for the month Markets experienced a typical tame holiday week, with U.S. large-cap stocks coming … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-16-2015   In a light week for economic data, retail sales disappointed somewhat while consumer sentiment and jobs/claims data remained strong.  Producer prices fell, especially on a year-to-year basis, which continues to reflect non-inflationary pressures throughout the system. Equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-02-2015 Economic data for the week was again mixed, with advance GDP for the third quarter coming in at a tempered level, but not too far off of expectations, while housing numbers and consumer sentiment surveys disappointed.  However, the … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-26-2015 Economic data on the week was focused on several housing reports, which came in better than expected; however, the much broader index of leading economic indicators fell backward a bit. Global equity markets responded positively to news … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-19-2015 Economic data for the week was generally lackluster, seen in retail sales and several manufacturing surveys.  Inflation came in quite tempered, on par with recent months and expectations. Equity markets gained on interpretations of weak data meaning the … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-12-2015 In a lighter week for economic data, the ISM non-manufacturing survey release disappointed while remaining quite positive, the trade balance deteriorated due to a stronger dollar and the FOMC minutes were a bit more benign than expected although … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-5-2015 Economic data last week was lackluster, but not too far from expectations, with ISM manufacturing staying in just in expansionary territory, while the employment situation report disappointed on the downside. U.S. markets gained on the week, with … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-21-2015 The week was highlighted by the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates at zero for yet another meeting, despite growing expectations for an increase.  Retail sales results were stronger, as did jobless claims, but several regional manufacturing surveys … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-14-2015 In a relatively light week for economic data, producer prices came in flattish, on par with tempered inflation trends, while some sentiment data weakened a bit, as expected due to market volatility recently.  Labor measures, including JOLTs and jobless claims, … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-08-2015 Economic data was mixed with weakness seen in manufacturing, while services remained strong, albeit weaker than last month.  The monthly employment report disappointed relative to expectations, although it contained some positive revisions. Equity markets continued to experience heightened … Continue reading

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