Economic News Blog

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Income Growth Accelerates for Second-Straight Month

The month-over-month rate of income growth for September was 3.5%, which was up significantly from 3.1% in August.
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Friday, November 1, 2019

October Sees Moderate Contraction, but Growing New Orders

Despite another month of weak exports reading, October’s recorded expansion in new orders implies that domestic orders continue to expand and power U.S. industrial growth.
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Friday, October 25, 2019

American Plastics Market Stands Out as Europe’s Dims

As Europe’s plastics industry experiences further contraction, more of the world’s processors will attempt to compete in the relatively stronger U.S. market.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Housing Permits Grow at Faster Rate since March 2017

In September, housing permits increased 15.0% compared with one year ago.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

PLASTICS provides 2019 Results At The 2019 K-Show

Plastics Industry Association reports strong U.S. growth through the second quarter 2019, but gave a more cautious outlook for 2020-2021.
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