PPI – October 2015

By |2015-11-15T22:55:46-05:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Coincident Indicators|

Demand for services had been holding up producer prices but not for the last two reports. PPI-FD fell an unexpected 0.4 percent in October. Year-on-year, prices are down a very sizable 1.6 percent. Services prices fell 0.3 percent in October [...]

Employment Situation – September 2015

By |2015-10-07T08:42:04-04:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Coincident Indicators, Lagging, Leading|

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care and information, while mining employment fell. The change [...]