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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 6-22-2020 Economic data continued to rebound last week from the troughs of commercial activity during lockdowns. Strength was pronounced in retail sales and industrial production, as well as carryover into the index of leading economic indicators. U.S. and … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 6-15-2020 Economic data for the week included the conclusion of the FOMC, where no monetary policy action was taken but the overall tone remained somber. In keeping with Covid-related economic disruptions, several inflation measures saw deceleration, consumer sentiment … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 6-08-2020 Economic data released last week continued to show broad shutdown-based weakness over the past several months, in manufacturing, services, construction, and employment. However, some signs of improvement are being seen on the margin, which have been taken … Continue reading

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Economic Update 6-01-2020 On a shortened holiday week, economic data continued its lackluster trend, now reporting the well-known weakness of April and May in many industries. Included were weaker numbers for durable goods, jobless claims, and pending home sales. Consumer … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 5-26-2020 Economic news remained dreary, with expected poor results for home sales, leading economic indicators, and manufacturing—although there appear to see some signs of marginal improvement in sentiment for the latter. U.S. and foreign equity markets rose as … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 5-18-2020   Economic data continued to reflect the negative reality of Covid closures, with retail sales and jobless claims continuing to show extreme weakness, as well as a deceleration in inflation. On the other hand, manufacturing sentiment gained … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 5-04-2020 Data for the week included lackluster results for Q1 economic growth, personal income and spending, manufacturing, and jobless claims. These were all as expected due to the rapid business shutdowns since March. U.S. and foreign equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 4-06-2020 Economic data continued to reflect a slowdown in activity as the result of the coronavirus, although last month’s releases were mixed to some degree, based on when the results were measured. A toll can already be seen … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 3-30-2020 Economic news for the week was largely focused on dramatic actions from Congress and the Federal Reserve, intended to stem damage from the coronavirus-related shutdowns that have just begun. Other released data from months prior to the … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 2-04-2020 Economic news for the week included the Federal Reserve taking no action on interest rates, and GDP gaining nominally for the last quarter of 2019. Durable goods came in better than expected, tempered results were seen in … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 1-6-2020 Economic data for the turn of the New Year included mixed results in manufacturing, yet stronger construction and housing data, as well as continued strength in labor featured by low jobless claims. U.S. and foreign equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 12-16-2019 Economic news for the week included the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates unchanged following their monetary policy meeting, as expected. Consumer inflation came in slightly higher than forecasts, while producer prices disappointed, and retail sales were positive … Continue reading

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