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Graduates Expecting a Good Hiring Year

Graduates Expecting a Good Hiring Year

It appears that college grads will be entering a better year for hiring than has been the case for almost a decade. Those who graduated in the years of the…

Continued Slump in New Home Sector 

For the third straight month the number of new home starts fell. This is becoming a concern although there is still good news from the existing home market. There has…

Price vs. Value. $

Some of the top marketers I’ve ever been around have long found that value (a measure of the relationship between price vs. quality of a service or product) is typically…

Quick Note on Automotive and Durable Goods. $

Orders for new vehicles fell by 3% in March according to the durable goods report released today. The chart at right shows the year-over-year change in annualized auto sales (seasonally…

Also, First Reading of Manufacturing PMI Continues Weaker April Theme. $

Look, there is no secret sauce here and no MIT level analysis needed to figure out what’s happening in the manufacturing sector. The Markit PMI for manufacturing came in weaker…

First Reading on Services PMI Worrisome. $

Markit releases early readings on the Services and Manufacturing PMI each month, and we now have our first full look at both for April.   The Services PMI from Markit…

It is Not Going to be Susan After All 

It is Not Going to be Susan After All 

The rumors had Susan B. Anthony as the first woman on the US currency in over a century but in the end the choice was to add Harriet Tubman to…

Existing Home Sales Up 

The news from the new homes market was not all that great earlier this week but many asserted that there was no real reason to worry as the bulk of…

Economic Data is Going to be Mixed for a While. $

Growth rates and economic experiences are not equal across the US. That’s why we are seeing some strong diversions between regional economics and national macro views. For instance, if we…

Watch National Labor Unions.

There is pressure building around the country regarding pensions – and it’s been building for years. Pension funds are generally underfunded (in many cases – it’s an oversimplification of course)…

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