Production & Retail Up

Led by improvements in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) increased in June from May. The index’s three month moving average (CFNAI-MA3) increased to -.026 in june from -0.37 in May, marking its fourth consecutive reading below zero. June’s CFNAI-MA3 suggests growth in national economic activity was below its historical trend. The [...]

2013-07-29T15:11:59-04:00A View|

Countdown to the Vote

From MSCI Advocacy News: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently asked the 2 presidential campaigns to explain their manufacturing agenda: Obama Campaign President Obama has released a framework for tax reform that would make 3 key changes: 1-effectively cut the top corporate tax rate on manufacturing income to 25% and to an even lower rate for income from [...]

2012-10-25T23:02:54-04:00A View|
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