Year-Over-Year Real GDP Growth Forecast

Year-Over-Year Real GDP Growth Forecast Year-over-year real GDP growth forecast by the Conference Board is 6.6 percent for 2021 and a healthy 3.8 percent for 2022.   The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased by 0.7 percent in June. June’s gain in the US LEI was broad-based and, despite negative contributions [...]

2021-07-23T16:30:57-04:00A View|

New York Business Activity Grew at a Record-Setting Pace

New York Business Activity Grew at a Record-Setting Pace New York business activity grew at a record-setting pace in July. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York's  Empire State Manufacturing Survey for July 2021 reports the state's outstanding growth, according to firms responding to the survey. The headline general business conditions index shot up 26 [...]

2021-07-23T15:50:53-04:00A View|

US Economy Added 850000 Jobs June 2021

US Economy Added 850000 Jobs June 2021 The US economy added 850,000 jobs in June and the jobless rate was 5.9 percent. Overall Economy Grew for 13th Consecutive Month The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released its June 2021 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business and reports economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in June, [...]

2021-07-07T09:32:21-04:00A View|

US Drill Rigs Running Up 204 Rigs from One Year Ago

US Drill Rigs Running Up 204 Rigs from One Year Ago Up 204 rigs from one year ago, there were 470 drill rigs running in the US last week, up 9 rigs from the previous week. Meanwhile, Canadian drillers added 24 rigs to total 117 in operation, up 100 rigs from one year ago. The [...]

2021-06-28T16:10:23-04:00A View|

Manufacturing Business Outlook Indicators Remain Elevated

Manufacturing Business Outlook Indicators Remain Elevated Manufacturing business outlook indicators remain elevated, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey for June 2021. It reports manufacturing activity continued to grow, according to firms responding to the survey. The survey's indicators for general activity, new orders and shipments remain at elevated levels. [...]

2021-06-28T15:43:00-04:00A View|

A Large Punishment for Manufacturers

A Large Punishment for Manufacturers A large punishment for manufacturers is described by the changes in the various subcomponents, per the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), which came in at 61.2 in May. It's a once-in-a-lifetime demand surge but long wait times, supply shortages and staffing challenges are preventing factories from ramping up production. US [...]

2021-06-05T08:39:21-04:00A View|

Manufacturing Activity Strengthened in May

Manufacturing Activity Strengthened in May Manufacturing activity strengthened in May, according to the most recent Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity report. All three component indexes-shipments, new orders and employment-reflected growth. The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) Declined in April The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) declined to [...]

2021-06-05T07:40:31-04:00A View|
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