Category Archives: Michigan

Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production

Central West Michigan’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent for the second quarter of 2012, considerably below the June state-wide rate of 8.6 percent, as well as the July national rate of 8.3 percent.  Although Ann Arbor maintains the lowest … Continue reading

Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Delicious Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Digg Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Facebook Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Google+ Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on LinkedIn Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Pinterest Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on reddit Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on StumbleUpon Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Twitter Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Email Share 'Central West Michigan Boosted by Auto Production' on Print Friendly
Posted in Central West Michigan, Michigan, Quarterly Briefs, Regional Updates | Comments Off

Michigan Economy Grows in May

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index jumped 1.9 points in May, to a level of 103.9. The May index reading is 44 points, or 73 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 102 points in … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Digg Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on reddit Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Email Share 'Michigan Economy Grows in May' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Michigan Index Declines in April

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index declined in April, falling 0.9 points to a level of 102.0. The April index reading is 43 points, or 72 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index has averaged 101 points … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Digg Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on reddit Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Email Share 'Michigan Index Declines in April' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index dipped slightly in March, declining half of a percentage point to 101.7. The March index reading is 42 points, or 70 percent, above the index cyclical low of 59.9. The index averaged 101 points … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Digg Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on reddit Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Email Share 'Michigan Index Dips Slightly in March' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges

The Detroit metro area economy is stabilizing with the help of increasing auto sales and an upsurge in auto production. U.S. auto sales were at a 14.3 million unit pace in March and are expected to continue to climb through … Continue reading

Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Delicious Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Digg Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Facebook Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Google+ Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on LinkedIn Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Pinterest Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on reddit Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on StumbleUpon Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Twitter Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Email Share 'Detroit Finds Breathing Room but Faces Challenges' on Print Friendly
Posted in Detroit, Michigan, Quarterly Briefs | Comments Off

Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost

Central West Michigan’s unemployment rate of 6.9 percent in February is well-below the February state-wide rate of 8.8 percent, as well as the March national rate of 8.1 percent.  And while Ann Arbor maintains the lowest unemployment rate of the … Continue reading

Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Delicious Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Digg Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Facebook Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Google+ Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on LinkedIn Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Pinterest Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on reddit Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on StumbleUpon Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Twitter Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Email Share 'Central West Michigan Benefits from Manufacturing Boost' on Print Friendly
Posted in Central West Michigan, Michigan, Quarterly Briefs | Comments Off

Michigan Index Spikes in February

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index increased by four points in February, spiking to a level of 102.  The February index level is 42 points, or 70 percent, above the index cyclical low of 60. February marks the highest index … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Digg Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on reddit Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Email Share 'Michigan Index Spikes in February' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Michigan Index Jumps in January

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index rose seven points in January, up to a level of 98.  The January index level is 38 points, or 63 percent, above the index cyclical low of 60. January marks the highest index reading … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Digg Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on reddit Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Email Share 'Michigan Index Jumps in January' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Michigan Economy Improves in December

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index rose two points in December, up to a level of 91.  The December index level is 31 points, or 52 percent, above the index cyclical low of 60. The index averaged 91 points in … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Digg Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on reddit Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Email Share 'Michigan Economy Improves in December' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off

Michigan Index Unchanged in November

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index was flat in November, unchanged at a level of 88.  The November index level is 17 points, or 24 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.  Year-to-date the index has averaged 87 points, … Continue reading

Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Delicious Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Digg Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Facebook Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Google+ Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on LinkedIn Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Pinterest Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on reddit Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on StumbleUpon Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Twitter Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Email Share 'Michigan Index Unchanged in November' on Print Friendly
Posted in Economic Activity, Indices, Michigan | Comments Off