Category Archives: Texas

Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Dipped Again in February

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index declined 0.4 percentage points in February to a level of 109.7. February’s reading is 38 points, or 53 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 105 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Cooled in January

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index decreased 0.9 percentage points in January to a level of 110.2. The January reading is 39 points, or 54 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 105 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Climbs in December

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index grew 1.2 percentage points in December to a level of 111.1. The December reading is 40 points, or 55 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 105 points for all … Continue reading

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Austin Continues to Generate Jobs

Austin continues to be one of the strongest job-creating metro areas in the U.S. The area added a net of 23,600 jobs in 2013, most of them coming from services producing sector. Austin is not only the home for many … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Expands in November

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index increased 2.4 percentage points in November to a level of 109.9. The November reading is 38 points, or 53 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 102 points for all … Continue reading

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Austin Continues to Attract High-Tech

The Austin metro area economy is home to Texas state offices, the University of Texas main campus and to an increasing number of high-tech industries. Austin continues to attract off-state investors into the area because of the favorable business climate. … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Advances in September

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index grew 1.9 percentage points in September to a level of 104.8. The September reading is 33 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 102 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Decreases in August

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index declined 0.6 percentage points in August to a level of 103.4. The August reading is 32 points, or 44 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 102 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Climbs in July

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index grew in July to a level of 104.0. The July reading is 32 points, or 45 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 102 points for all of 2012, 10 … Continue reading

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Austin Home Prices Going Up and Google’s Coming to Town

The Austin area received mixed jobs news in the first half of 2013. Of the 100 most populous metropolitan areas in the nation, Houston, Dallas, and Austin are in the top 10 for highest year over year percent change in … Continue reading

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