Economic News Blog

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Monetary Base Hits Lowest Point Since May 2013

A falling monetary base typically leads to lower capital equipment consumption.
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Monday, October 7, 2019

New Orders in Durable Goods Contract Once Again in August

On an annual basis, the rate of change in durable goods new orders contracted for the first time since May 2017.
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

GBI Shows Uneven Business Activity in Third Quarter

While some manufacturing markets have maintained their levels of growth, manufacturing as a whole is in its third month of consistent contraction.
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Friday, September 27, 2019

Durable Goods Spending Accelerates Month-over-Month for Fourth Month

As the year-over-year change in the 10-year Treasury rate has dropped, consumer spending on durable goods has grown faster.
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Friday, September 27, 2019

Income Growth Below Average for Second Month

Income growth was just below average for the second straight month, pushing the annual grow in income to its slowest rate since March 2018.
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