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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-15-2018 Economic data for the week featured more tempered inflation results than expected as seen in last month’s PPI and CPI, lowering the trailing year’s results.  Consumer sentiment declined and jobless claims ticked upward a bit due to … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-08-2018 Economic data for the week was highlighted by a weather-suppressed but otherwise decent employment report, strong results from other labor metrics such as private employment and claims, and mixed manufacturing results. Equity markets in both the U.S. … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-01-2018 Economic data for the week was highlighted by the Federal Reserve raising rates by a quarter-percent as expected, final GDP data for the second quarter coming in unchanged yet strong, mixed results for housing, and decelerating but … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-24-2018 Economic data last week showed continued signs of expansion, seen by a continued upward trend in an index of broad leading economic indicators, as well as stronger manufacturing and job markets; however, housing data continued mixed. U.S. … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-17-2018 Economic news for the month included mediocre retail sales numbers, several inflation results that came in a bit lower than expected and continued strong labor market data. Equity markets gained globally, as sentiment about trade improved somewhat.  … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-10-2018 Economic data for the week was dominated by a decent employment situation report for August, continued strong results in other labor metrics, as well as positive results from the ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing surveys. U.S. equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-27-2018 Economic data for the week consisted of continued strong showings for jobless claims, and mixed results for durable goods, while housing data was weak in terms of new and existing home sales. Equity markets gained globally, with … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-20-2018 Economic data for the week was highlighted by stronger data for retail sales and leading economic indicators, mixed regional manufacturing survey results, while sentiment and housing data disappointed. U.S. equity markets ticked higher last week, while foreign … Continue reading

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Fed Update

Fed Update:   The FOMC concluded their monetary policy meeting today, which, as expected, resulted in no change to the fed funds rate—currently targeted to a range of 1.75-2.00%.  There were no dissenting votes. The formal narrative again was positive … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 7-30-2018 Economic data for the week was highlighted by the 2ndquarter GDP report, with the best results in five years.  Durable goods were mixed, as were jobless claims, while housing data generally came in below expectations. U.S. equity … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 7-09-2018 Economic data was highlighted by another decent employment report, as well as gains in the ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing indexes. U.S. equity markets were stronger on the week as economic results outweighed trade/tariff worries; foreign stocks were … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 7-02-2018 Economic data for the week featured a slight downtick in first quarter GDP, a drop in durable goods orders, pending home sales and consumer confidence, while new home sales and jobless claims remained strong. U.S. and foreign … Continue reading

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