Texas Factory Activity Contracted in November

Texas Factory Activity Contracted in November Texas factory activity contracted slightly in the month, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas November 2019 Texas Manufacturing Index, per executives responding to the survey. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, dipped into negative territory for the first time since mid-2016. Other measures [...]

2019-12-02T19:05:15+00:00A View|

Thanks to All Our Friends, Customers and Vendors

Thanks to All Our Friends, Customers and Vendors As we enter the Holiday Season and move toward the end of 2019, I give thanks to all our friends, customers and vendors for their support throughout this and every year. We all have very much to be thankful for, number 1 is the blessing of being [...]

2019-12-02T18:48:15+00:00A View|

Small Business Optimism Index Rose 0.6 Points, Remaining Close to its Cycle High

Small Business Optimism Index Rose 0.6 Points, Remaining Close to its Cycle High The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index rose 0.6 points, remaining close to its cycle high. Most key components rose, including capital spending and hiring plans. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Rose 0.4 [...]

2019-12-02T18:24:56+00:00A View|

Dow Industrials All-Time High

Dow Industrials All-Time High The Dow Industrials all-time high was reached Monday, closing at 27462. The new all-time high was powered by optimism about a US-China trade deal and last week's upbeat figures on Q3 economic growth and better than expected October hiring. Reflecting the global growth slowdown and the ongoing US-China trade war, the [...]

2019-11-18T17:09:42+00:00A View|