Monthly Archives: January 2019

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US Raw Steel Production 1,912,000 Tons Week of 1/19/2019

US Raw Steel Production 1,912,000 Tons Week of 1/19/2019 US raw steel production 1,912,000 tons the week of 1/19/2019 as mills operated at an ACUR of 80.7%. In the like period Las year, mills operated at an ACUR of 73.6%. US Drill Rigs Running 1050 There are 1050 drill rigs running in the US, down [...]

2019-01-25T18:11:31+00:00A View|

Small Business Optimism Drops Again

Small Business Optimism Drops Again in December Small business optimism drops again in December. According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) the Small Business Optimism index fell 0.4 point in December, marking its fourth consecutive drop. The bulk of the drop was in expectations for the economy, likely reflecting fallout from the stock [...]

2019-01-11T20:43:47+00:00A View|

US Employers Added 312,000 Jobs in December

US Employers Added 312,000 Jobs in December US employers added 312,000 jobs in December, the fastest pace since February and wages surged, suggesting the economy maintained strong momentum at the end of 2018 even as financial markets sank. WSJ The Chicago Business Barometer eased to 65.4 in December from 66.4 in November. Three of the [...]

2019-01-07T14:42:15+00:00Views|