Connect with Us

Home » Archives by category » Economy

UK Retail Sales Stronger. $

Retail sales rose at a faster pace in February, rising .7% month-over-month. Stripping out auto sales, retail rose the same amount – showing some strength in the consumer retail sector.…

Next Week Will Bring Some Big Economic News. $

We are all looking for direction on the economy. And, we could get a nice bit of direction next week. There are a number of big releases that will help…

Good News for Medicare.

There was some great news for those of you who are thinking about Medicare or have loved ones who are. The House of Representatives voted 392 to 37 to approve…

Durable Goods Orders Shock to the Downside.

We are really starting to get some worrisome economic data that we only hope is seasonal or West Coast port congestion / weather impacted. Durable Goods Orders fell 1.4% in…

Record: UK Inflation at Zero.

It was the first time in the history of tracking inflation (since 1989), but the UK inflation rate hit zero. When we strip out the volatile food and fuel prices…

China’s Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI in Contraction.

It went without a lot of fanfare, but Markit released China’s Flash PMI and it showed that the country’s manufacturing sector slipped back into contraction in March. The Flash PMI…

China Q1 Growth Just 6.85%. $

There are reports being released from China suggesting that it probably only got 6.85% growth in Q1. That’s lower than the 7.3% rate of growth that the country experienced in…

Consumer Price Index Inches Up in February. $

Consumer prices inched up in February by .2% after slipping by more than .7% in January. When stripping out food and fuel, the index was also equally up by .2%.…

US Flash Manufacturing PMI Report Rises in March. $

The much awaited manufacturing Flash report from Markit came in at 55.3, up from 55.1 last month. We don’t have a lot of details from the early Flash report (we…

New Home Sales Improve. $

New home sales hit an annualized rate of 539,000 units in February of 2015. That reading was up from a 500,000 unit rate posted in January. Some analysts are asking…

Page 1 of 129123Next ›Last »