26th Consecutive Month of Growth

A 26th Consecutive Month of Growth Achieved by Overall Economy A 26th consecutive month of growth in the overall economy was reported by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) in its July 2022 Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. It further states economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July. The report was issued by [...]

2022-08-10T10:43:35-04:00A View|

Chicago Business Barometer Four-Month High

Welcome to 2020! Chicago Business Barometer Four-Month High In December The Chicago Business Barometer four-month high reached 48.9 after rising 2.6 points in December . Business sentiment dropped to its lowest reading since Q2 2009 and the index was below the 50-mark for the second consecutive quarter. Among the five main categories, Supplier Deliveries and [...]

2020-01-10T19:39:33-05:00A View|

Consumer Sentiment Remains Elevated

Consumer Sentiment Remains Elevated At 98.4, consumer sentiment remains elevated. Confidence has been resilient in the face of trade uncertainty and could be a concern going forward. Personal finances were a bright spot in this month's report. Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey Reports Factory Activity Continued to Expand in July The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas [...]

2019-08-07T16:43:20-04:00A View|

Chicago Business Barometer at Highest Level Since 2011

Chicago Business Barometer at Highest Level Since 2011 The Chicago Business Barometer at its highest level since 2011, rose to 67.6 in December. On a calendar quarter basis, the Barometer rose to 65.9 in Q4 from 61.0 in Q3, the best quarterly performance since Q1 2011 and only the second time in the last decade [...]

2018-01-05T22:31:52-05:00A View|

A Loud Warning …

December 7, 2012: Pearl Harbor Day "A day that will live in infamy" Take a moment to pray for and give thanks to all those who have served, fought,  fought and died and who have been mentally or physically wounded protecting the freedom we enjoy. Be aware of their supreme sacrifice.   In economic and [...]

2012-12-11T14:31:10-05:00A View|
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