Category Archives: Weekly

Comerica Economic Weekly

With the end of the federal government shutdown on October 16, a backlog of economic data is flowing irregularly from federal agencies. It will take until December to get back onto a normal data schedule. Employment data for September was … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

On day 11 of the federal government shutdown financial markets are reacting optimistically to the news of a new round of budget discussions. Stock prices rallied through the second half of the week. Yields on Treasury bills have receded. The … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

The official Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data for September was not released as scheduled due to the federal government shut-down of nonessential services. The last official word we have on the U.S. unemployment rate is the 7.3 percent reading … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

The third quarter is closing with more of a fizzle than a bang. Economic data look solid in some areas and soft in others. Income and spending data for July and August imply downside risk for our forecast of 2.1 … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

The big economic news of the week was non-news, or non-tapering, from the Fed. On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to continue their program of asset purchases, known as QE3, at the rate of $85 billion per month. … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

Quirky August labor data should not prevent the Federal Open Market Committee from voting to dial down QE3 on September 18. Fed officials remain noncommittal, so a September 18th announcement of the beginning of the end of QE3 is still … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

U.S. economic data released in the middle of August are consistent with an economy that has moderate, but not robust, momentum halfway through the third quarter. On the upside of the story, house prices have increased significantly over the last … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

The U.S. international trade gap narrowed significantly in June to -$34.2 billion. The better-than-expected trade data strongly implies that GDP for the second quarter will be revised up when the preliminary (second) estimate is released on August 29. The advance … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in General, United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

The advance estimate of 2013Q2 GDP is a good news/bad news story. The good news was that real GDP growth for the second quarter exceeded gloomy expectations at 1.7 percent. The bad news is that GDP growth in the four … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Comerica Economic Weekly

Economic releases this week shed some light on residential real estate markets and the manufactur-ing sector. Existing home sales for June ticked down slightly by 1.2 percent, while new home sales roared ahead by 8.3 percent. New orders for durable … Continue reading

Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Delicious Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Digg Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Facebook Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Google+ Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on LinkedIn Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Pinterest Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on reddit Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on StumbleUpon Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Twitter Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Email Share 'Comerica Economic Weekly' on Print Friendly
Posted in United States, Weekly | Tagged , , | Comments Off