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General Business Conditions Index Largest Monthly Decline on Record

General Business Conditions Index Largest Monthly Decline on Record The headline general business conditions index largest monthly decline on record plummeted twenty-six points in June, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Empire State Manufacturing Survey for June 2019 and business activity took a sharp downturn, according to firms responding to the survey. [...]

2019-06-24T17:07:34+00:00A View|

Manufacturing Conditions Improved in March

Manufacturing Conditions Improved in March The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its March 2019 Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey and reports manufacturing conditions improved in the region this month. The indicators for general activity, new orders and shipments returned to positive territory while the employment indicator remained positive. US Raw Steel Production ACUR 82.9% In [...]

2019-03-25T17:51:32+00:00A View|

Business Activity Rebounded Strongly

June Business Activity Rebounded Strongly in New York State Business activity rebounded strongly in New York State according to firms responding to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Empire State Manufacturing Index Survey for June. The headline general business conditions shot up to its highest level in more than two years. The New Orders index [...]

2017-06-16T18:21:44+00:00A View|

Short-Term Interest Rates Unchanged

The Federal Reserve, on Thursday, left short-term interest rates unchanged. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index The US Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the US increased 0.1 percent following no change in July and a 0.6 percent June increase.” The US LEI suggests economic growth will remain moderate into the New Year, with little reason [...]

2015-09-18T12:07:21+00:00A View|