Largest Barometer Advance in 30 Years

Some of last week’s economic data include: Businesses managed to create a meager 148,000 jobs in September, which includes an increase of 22,000 government jobs. We are just whizzing along aren’t we? The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.2% but an estimated 136,000 people dropped out of the labor force in the month…these people who [...]

2013-11-01T17:26:58-04:00A View|

Economy in Flux

US raw steel production inched up 0.4 percent last week as mills operated at an annual capability utilization rate (ACUR) of 77.9 percent. In the corresponding week last year mills operated at an ACUR of 80.9 percent. On the year mills have operated at an ACUR of 76.2 percent compared to the same period last [...]

2013-05-06T12:11:40-04:00A View|
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