Durable Goods Orders

March 24, 2021 Durable goods orders declined 1.1% in February after having jumped 3.5% in January.  Orders had risen for nine consecutive months before declining in February.  However, the February drop is almost certainly attributable to the string of snow and ice...

Industrial Production

March 16, 2021 Industrial production fell 2.2% in February after having risen 1.1% in January and 1.0% in December.  But there is not really a lot of new information in this report because the weather was so bad.  A series of snow and ice storms spread across the...