Durable Goods Orders

November 27, 2019 Durable goods orders rose 0.6% inn October after having fallen fell 1.4% in September.   As always this is a very volatile series.  Over the course of the past year durable goods orders have fallen 0.7%. Clearly, trade is taking a toll on the...

Industrial Production

November 15, 2019 Industrial production plunged 0.8% in October after having fallen  0.3% in September after having jumped 0.7% in August.   However, a large part of the declines in both September and October  were  attributable to the General Motors strike which...