Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Solid Growth in US Economy

Expect Solid Growth in US Economy into the New Year The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 1.2 percent in October following increases in August and September (.01 and .04 respectively). The US LEI increased sharply in October as the impact of the hurricanes dissipated,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Director of Business [...]

2017-11-27T15:32:55+00:00A View|

Optimistic About Future Business Conditions

Optimistic About Future Business Conditions The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its Empire State Manufacturing survey for the month of November 2017 and reports business activity continues to grow strongly in New York State. Indexes assessing the six month outlook suggested that firms were very optimistic about future business conditions. US Raw Steel [...]

2017-11-21T15:02:20+00:00A View|

Strong Labor Market Demand

Trending: Strong Labor Market Demand, Elevated Small Business Confidence Happens every month around this time: “this week’s economic release calendar was barren compared to last week’s jam-packed schedule, however, the data released largely confirmed the trends of strong labor market demand, elevated small business confidence behind regulation rollbacks, and credit growth continuing its steady growth [...]

2017-11-21T14:37:37+00:00A View|

Texas Business Activity Index Highest Since 2006

Texas Business Activity Index Highest Since 2006 The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its October Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey and reports Texas factory activity expanded at a faster pace in October, according to business executives responding to the survey. The production index rose to its highest reading since April 2014. The general Texas business [...]

2017-11-21T15:00:53+00:00A View|