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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-18-2019 Economic data for the week included slightly higher-than-expected consumer and producer price inflation, positive retail sales and regional manufacturing data, while import prices declined. U.S. equity markets ended the week as the best performers, with a positive … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 6-06-2016 Economic data for the short week was mixed, with slightly stronger manufacturing data relative to previous months, while non-manufacturing/services weakened.  Housing prices continued in an upward trajectory.  However, the big government employment report on Friday was a … Continue reading

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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 7-27-2015 It was a very slow week for economic news, but included a strong showing from housing and jobless claims—two series which have shown improved strength as the recovery moves along. Equity markets lost ground on the week … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 7-13-2015 In a fairly light week for the economic calendar, data was highlighted by a decent ISM services survey, good JOLTs employment data, but higher claims.  The Greece situation remained as the primary global headline, while Chinese stock meltdown and pourover concerns took … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 5-26-2015 Economic results were again mixed, with some improvement in housing, tempered overall but higher core CPI inflation readings and stronger jobless claim data. U.S. equity markets on average were slightly higher, while foreign equities ended up negative … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 2-16-2015 In a moderately quiet week for economic releases, retail sales disappointed last month on a headline level due to lower gasoline prices. However, price recovery in recent weeks may have weighed on fickle consumer sentiment. Global equity … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-15-2014 Aside from the FOMC meeting—where language was scrutinized but little actually changed—the economic week was mixed. Several regional economic indexes came in with positive results, inflation was virtually unchanged and housing results were a bit disappointing relative … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

A busy week of economic data releases boosted by an upward revised Q2 real GDP growth rate, a double-digit monthly gain of durable goods orders in July and better than expected consumer confidence going into the back-to-school shopping season. Mixed … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic data reports for the week were relatively good, led by ISM non-manufacturing, factory orders and the Fed’s Senior Loan Officer Survey showing positive results. Stocks experienced a more volatile week as events in the Ukraine raised anxiety again, which … 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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Weekly Economic Update

U.S. retail sales growth was up slightly, but one of the better performances since the fall of last year.  It continues to appear that a ‘weather’ effect has taken place, but perhaps lessened in recent weeks. Concerns over the Ukraine/Russia … Continue reading

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