Leading Indicators Cain 0.1% In April
- Leading Indicators Rose 0.9% in June. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;7/22/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32180, p2
Reports on the rise of the composite index of leading economic indicators (LEI) in the United States during the month of June 2005. Formula used in calculating the LEI.
- ISM Non-Mfg Index Gained in October. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;11/4/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32004, p2
Reports on the gains posted by the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) non-manufacturing business activity composite index in October 2004. Movement of the U.S. economy reflected on the index; ISM members' concerns about inflation in the country.
- Federal Deficit to Reach Record High in Fiscal 2005. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;2/10/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p14
Focuses on the economic condition in the U.S. Implication of the war spending on Iraq and Afghanistan on the federal government's deficit; Improvements in the labor market; Decrease in the country's annual economic growth rate.
- Sizzling economy slows. Debus, Keith // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/19/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the slow down of economic growth in the U.S. as of July 19, 2004. Growth posted during the third and fourth quarters of 2003; Economic indices that have been showing less than robust growth; Reason for the economic slow down.
- Low Interest Rates. // Saturday Evening Post;8/1/1936, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p22
Comments on the implications of the decrease in the interest rates in the U.S. Assertion of a prominent social reformer that lower interest rates are required to bring justice to the workers; Opinion of John H. Fahey, chairman of the Home Owners's Loan Corp., and Arthur Walsh, assistant...
- Growth slows, but some sectors stay strong in 1Q. // Plant Engineering;Jul2005, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p13
Reports on the survey indicating the declining business activity of the manufacturing industry in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2005. Estimate on the rate of deceleration of the manufacturing industrial production; Stability in the state of equipment manufacturing; Increase in mining and oil...
- Pessimists Miss Today's Big Economic Truths. Kudlow, Lawrence // Human Events;6/12/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 20, p18
This article explains that pessimists do not want to recognize the many economic indicators suggesting that the U.S. economy is healthy. The cult of the bear still reigns supreme in most corners of Wall Street and the mainstream media, as those who want to tear down the economy continue to...
- Chicago Fed Index Jumps to 0.64. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;5/21/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31889, p2
Reports on the increase in the Chicago Fed National Activity Index in the U.S. for April 2004, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
- A snapshot of the Midwest economy: Past and present. Brave, Scott; Chenfei Lu // Chicago Fed Letter;Nov2010, Issue 280, p1
The article presents the methodology underlying the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI), an index of the economic activity in the U.S. It states that the said index is applied on a regional basis in order to describe the growth of economic activity in the five midwestern states that make...