Economic News Blog

Monday, December 9, 2019

Monetary Base Shows Positive Sign for Manufacturing

In a positive sign for capital equipment spending, the annual rate of contraction in the monetary base decelerated for the first time since it began contracting in October 2018.
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Monday, December 9, 2019

Aerospace Orders Increase Amid Durable Goods Contraction

Month-over-month, durable goods orders contracted for the third-straight month in October, marking eight of the last nine months.
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Monday, December 2, 2019

November GBI Accelerates Contraction

The November GBI showed quickening contraction in manufacturing, led by a drop in backlogs.
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Monday, December 2, 2019

Durable Goods Spending Growth Back Below Historic Average

Durable goods spending growth has been below average every month but one since August 2018.
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Monday, December 2, 2019

October Income Growth Slows

Month-over-month income growth was below 3.0% for the fourth time in five months.
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