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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011

Doug Short's Opinion & Analysis
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The Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) data on volume sales is over two months old when it released. The latest numbers, through mid-May, were published today. However, ...
The big economic event of the week, the Federal Reserve Symposium in Jackson Hole gets underway shortly. As a prelude to the event, the S&P 500 has enjoyed a four-day rally that took it to new ...
Note from Doug: Having lived for two wonderful years in Paoli, PA, a suburb west of Philadelphia just south of Valley Forge, I have a special interest in this regional indicator. But, more ...
Note from dshort: I've updated this series to include yesterday's release of the July Consumer Price Index data. Here's a perspective on personal income for production and nonsupervisory private ...
In June of this year, we marked the fifth anniversary of the official end of the Great Recession as determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Note my use of the word "marked" over...
The main event for this week's economic news will start tomorrow evening with the Fed's annual symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This afternoon's preliminary event was the release of the July FOMC ...
Note from dshort: With the July FOMC minutes on tap for this afternoon and the Fed's annual Jackson Hole meeting kicking off tomorrow, I've updated the accompanying charts with the latest Consumer ...
The August Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released this morning puts the July year-over-year inflation rate at 1.99%, off the May 19-month high of 2.13%. It is well below the 3.87% ...
Here is a table showing the annualized change in Headline and Core CPI, not seasonally adjusted, for each of the past six months. I've also included each of the eight components of Headline CPI and a ...
The big pre-market news was the August report on July inflation. The year-over-year 1.99% headline and 1.86% core rates will not be disturbing to the Jackson Hole inflation watchers. The S&P 500 ...