Monthly Archives: August 2011

July Residential Construction, Industrial Production

Builders Remain Cautious, Industrial Output Ramped Up with Auto Production Continue reading

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July Residential Construction, Industrial Production

Builders Remain Cautious, Industrial Output Ramped Up with Auto Production Housing Starts for July dipped by 1.5 percent to a 604,000 unit annual pace. Permits for new residential construction declined by 3.2 percent to a 597,000 unit pace. Industrial Production … Continue reading

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Comerica Economic Weekly

Shoppers held their ground in July despite three months of weak job creation and the uncertain implications of the Congressional debate on the U.S. debt ceiling.  Retail sales for July gained 0.5 percent after increasing by 0.3 percent in June. … Continue reading

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July Retail Sales, International Trade, August UI Claims

Shoppers Beat the Heat and Opened Their Wallets Continue reading

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FOMC Announcement

Fed commits to a very extended period, with dissents. Continue reading

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