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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-03-2015 Economic data last week was highlighted by a lukewarm GDP report, mixed housing and consumer confidence surveys, but more positive near-term industrial reports.  The FOMC meeting statement didn’t offer any radically new insights, as expectations for an initial rate hike … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 4-06-2015 Despite being a shortened holiday week, it was busy due to a number of economic data releases.  Good news came from upside surprises in factory orders, firmer housing data and a better consumer confidence reading; bad news … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update:   U.S. economic data – including manufacturing, new orders for durable goods, and consumer confidence – were strong, exceeding consensus expectation. Housing sales and initial jobless claims came in weaker than consensus expectation. Conflict between Russia and Ukraine … Continue reading

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