Category Archives: Michigan

Michigan Index Up Again in March

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in March, up 1.8 points to a level of 119.9. The March index reading is 49 points, or 68 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.2. The index averaged 114 for all … Continue reading

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Michigan Index Gains in February

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in February, up 0.1 points to a level of 117.8. Continue reading

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Michigan Index Flat in January

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index was essentially unchanged in January, up 0.1 points to a level of 103.0. The January index reading is 43 points, or 72 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index averaged 103 … Continue reading

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Michigan Index Improves in December

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index saw a bounce back in December, rising 1.7 points to a level of 102.7. The December index reading is 43 points, or 71 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index averaged … Continue reading

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Michigan Index Stable in November

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index stabilized in November, rising 0.4 percentage points to a level of 101.0. The November index reading is 41 points, or 69 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 103 … Continue reading

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Michigan Economic Index Drops in October

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index dipped lower in October, dropping 2.7 points, to a level of 100.6. The October index reading is 41 points, or 68 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 103 … Continue reading

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Central West Michigan Supported by Vibrant Ann Arbor

Improvement in Central West Michigan’s unemployment rate stalled in the third quarter, as unemployment rose 0.2 percentage points to 6.7 percent. Even so, the region’s unemployment rate remains well-below the September state level of 8.2 percent. Ann Arbor maintains the … Continue reading

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Michigan Economic Index Drifts Lower in September

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index declined in September, dropping 3.3 points, to a level of 103.3. The September index reading is 43 points, or 72 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 104 points … Continue reading

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Michigan Economic Index Dips in August

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index dipped in August, declining 1.2 points, to a level of 106.6. The August index reading is 47 points, or 78 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 104 points … Continue reading

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Michigan Economy Picks Up Speed in July

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index surged ahead by 2.0 points in July, rising to a level of 107.9. The July index reading is 48 points, or 88 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged … Continue reading

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