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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch $

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch  $

The ECB was not the only bank that was taking some action this week. The Bank of Japan was reporting on the impact of their moves on the Japanese economy…

Shocked I Tell You – Just Shocked $

Shocked I Tell You – Just Shocked  $

The European Central Bank has been under immense pressure for the last year and lately it has been almost overwhelming as the Eurozone continues to slip into a deep deflation.…

Chicago PMI Gives a Good Shot of Next Week

Chicago PMI Gives a Good Shot of Next Week

The ISM will release its national PMI for manufacturing next week – and if it goes like the purchasing manager indexes from Chicago and other regional Fed’s, it should go…

What is on the Mind of Central Banks? $

  The Jackson Hole meetings start this week and he agenda will be packed with formal and informal discussions. This symposium has been organized by the Kansas City Federal Reserve…

Are There Economic Lessons in Ferguson? $

The race riots in this St. Louis suburb have been a shock to the nation and for the last week it has been the latest example of a story that…

What Inflation? $

What Inflation?  $

Right now the inflation hawks are starting to feel a little like the guy who has been standing on the corner for the last twenty years with a sign that…

Inside the Home Depot Numbers and the Consumer $

Inside the Home Depot Numbers and the Consumer  $

Home Depot released earnings for the second quarter and reported that sales of appliances and big ticket items (over $900) were up 8.4% in the second quarter. As we mentioned…

What the Heck Happened to the Chicago PMI?

What the Heck Happened to the Chicago PMI?

How is this not in the national headlines? The Chicago PMI has taken its biggest plunge since October of 2008 – remember what was happening at the time?The Chicago PMI…

Microcosm of the National Inflation / Jobs Story $

Microcosm of the National Inflation / Jobs Story  $

My dad put me onto a story out of Oklahoma that is a small example of what is beginning to take place in the broader labor market. Did you see…

Inside the Q2 GDP Surge $

Inside the Q2 GDP Surge  $

  The Federal Government released Q2 GDP estimates on Wednesday and the initial headline figures came in robust. Q2 GDP growth was 4% (analysts were looking for growth of 3%).…

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