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Doug Short   

Joined: Oct 17, 2011
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"Index Points to Increased Economic Growth in April." This is the headline for today's release of the Chicago Fed's National Activity Index, and here is the opening paragraph from the report: Led by ...
The latest index reading came in at 24.0, up from the previous week. The RecessionAlert Twitter Feed, @RecessionAlert2, had an interesting observation about the indicator levels in ...
Friday's release of the publicly available data from ECRI (Economic Cycle Research Institute) puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 144.5, down 0.2 from the previous week. Year-over-year the ...
The S&P 500 opened Friday below Thursday's close and rose until about midday when it leveled off. It closed with a 0.68% daily gain and a 0.38% weekly loss after Wednesday's largest daily loss ...
The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for April increased to 126.9 from 126.5 in March and is currently at an all-time high. The 0.3 percent month-over-month gain matched the ...
As a result of the housing and mortgage crisis of the Great Recession, economists have been paying more attention to the liabilities portion of household balance sheets. Among the New York Federal ...
Here is the opening statement from the Department of Labor: In the week ending May 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 232,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous ...
The Philly Fed's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey is a monthly report for the Third Federal Reserve District, covers eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. While it focuses ...
The S&P opened well below Tuesday's close and fell continuously all day, ending with a 1.82% loss, its largest loss since September 9. The turmoil surrounding the Trump administration in ...
Yesterday we reported separately on the latest residential building permits and housing starts in the government's monthly report, courtesy of the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban...