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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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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Unchanged in June

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index was unchanged in June, remaining at a level of 103.7. The June reading is 32 points, or 45 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.6. The index averaged 102 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Flattens in 2013

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index fell slightly in May, declining 0.1 percentage points to a level of 103.6. The May reading is 32 points, or 45 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.5. The index averaged 102 points … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Down Slightly in April

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index fell slightly in April, declining 0.2 percentage points to a level of 103.7. The April reading is 32 points, or 45 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.5. The index averaged 102 points … 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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Texas Index Dips in February

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index fell slightly in February, declining 0.2 percentage points to a level of 105.5. The February reading is 34 points, or 48 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.5. The index averaged 102 points … Continue reading

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Texas Index Dips in January

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index fell slightly in January, declining 0.4 percentage points to a level of 101.1. The January reading is 29 points, or 41 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.7. The index averaged 98 points … Continue reading

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Texas Index Rises in December

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index increased by 1.2 percentage points in December, rising to a level of 101.3. The December index reading is 30 points, or 41 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.7. The index averaged 98 … Continue reading

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Vibrant Silicon Hills Spurs the Austin Economy

The Austin labor market closed out 2012 with an impressive five percent annualized gain in Q4, driven by a robust local tech sector. Unemployment averaged 5.2 percent for the quarter, 2.6 percentage points below the national rate during the same … Continue reading

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Texas Index Up in November

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index rose 0.6 points in November, to a level of 100.1. The November index reading is 28 points, or 40 percent, above the index cyclical low of 71.7. The index has averaged 98 points over … Continue reading

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