Daily Archives: May 31, 2013

Comerica Economic Weekly

Economic data released in the last week of May highlight ongoing improvement in U.S. housing markets within the context of a broader economy that is growing only moderately through the second quarter. The Case-Shiller 20-City Composite House Price Index for … Continue reading

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April Income and Spending

Real Income Close to Stall Speed, Savings Rate Stays Low, Disinflation Continues U.S. Personal Income was unchanged nominally in April, but falling prices helped. The PCE Price Index decreased by 0.3 percent in April as gasoline prices eased. After accounting … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Cools Again in March

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index fell slightly in March, declining 0.9 percentage points to a level of 104.2. The March reading is 33 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.5. The index averaged 102 points … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s California Index Climbed in March

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index climbed in March, gaining 2.1 points to a level of 104.5.  March’s reading is 32 points, or 44 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.6. The index averaged 101 points for all of … Continue reading

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