Industrial Production

January 15, 2021 Industrial production jumped 1.6% in December after having risen 0.5% in November and 1.0% in October,.  The nation’s production sector continues to recover.  However, as shown below, production is still 3.3% below where it was in February...

Durable Goods Orders

December 23, 2020 Durable goods orders rose 0.9% in November after having risen 1.8% in October.  In fact,  orders have risen for seven consecutive months.  The manufacturing sector is bouncing back and orders are now virtually at the same the level they were prior to...