Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

Comerica Economic Weekly

Economic data at the start of November are generally favorable. Hurricane Sandy delivered a devastating blow to coastal communities from Virginia through Connecticut. Damage totals could reach $50 billion, making it the second most costly storm in history, after Hurricane … Continue reading

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October U.S. Employment, Vehicle Sales, ISM Manufacturing

Jobs Data Disconnect, Round 2: Payrolls Up, So Is Unemployment Rate to 7.9 Percent The October Payroll Employment Survey showed a gain of 171,000 jobs, beating consensus expectations. The Unemployment Rate for October increased to 7.9 percent as the labor … Continue reading

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