Consumer Spending Bounce Back in March

Consumer Spending Bounced Back In March After declining in both January and February, consumer spending bounced back solidly in March, rising 0.4 percent. Personal income rose slightly less, climbing 0.3 percent, causing the saving ratio to slip back to 3.1 percent. Wells Fargo Excerpts from a Wall Street Journal editorial (Business Carries the Economy) in [...]

2018-05-04T15:53:16-04:00A View|

Overall Economy Grew: 66th Consecutive Month

The Institute for Supply Management | Report On Business for November Issued on Monday this week: economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded for the eighteenth month in November and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month say the nations supply executives. The report was issued by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair [...]

2014-12-05T16:56:02-05:00A View|

Costs of Freedom

declines in production related indicators The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) decreased to -0.53 in April from -0.23 in March. The index’s 3 month moving average CFNAI-A3 ticked up to -0.04 in April from -0.05 in March. April’s CFNAI-MA3 suggests that growth in national economic activity was very near its historical trend. The economic [...]

2013-05-25T20:34:27-04:00A View|
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