Durable Goods Orders

September 27, 2019 Durable goods orders rose 0.2% in August after having risen 2.0% in July after having risen 1.8% in June.   As always this is a very volatile series.  Over the course of the past year durable goods orders have fallen 3.0%. Clearly, trade is taking a...

Industrial Production

September 17, 2019 Industrial production jumped 0.6% in August after having declined 0.1% in July after having risen 0.1% in June.   During the past year industrial production has risen 0.4%, but one year ago it was climbing at a 5.3% pace. Breaking industrial...