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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Climbs Again in May

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index advanced 1.7 percentage points in May to a level of 110.8. May’s reading is 39 points, or 55 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.7. The index averaged 105 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Improves in April

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index advanced 1.4 percentage points in April to a level of 109.2. April’s reading is 38 points, or 52 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.7. The index averaged 105 points for all of … Continue reading

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Austin Continues to Grow

Austin, one of the fastest growing tech metros in the U.S., comprises about 8.0 percent of the total nonfarm payroll jobs in Texas. In the first quarter of 2014, Austin added a net of 3,500 nonfarm payroll jobs, about 4,900 … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Declines in March

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index dipped 2.4 percentage points in March to a level of 107.3. March’s reading is 36 points, or 50 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 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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