Durable Goods Orders

May 27, 2021 Durable goods orders fell 1.3% in April after rising 1.3% in March.  Orders had risen for eleven consecutive months before declining in April.  However, the drop is largely in the motor vehicle category as shortages of silicon chips are curtailing...

Industrial Production

May 14, 2021 .Industrial production rose 0.7% in April after climbing 2.4% in March.  Production has risen steadily since reaching a low point in April of last year.  The nation’s production sector continues to recover.  However, as shown below, production is...