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Arizona’s Story: A Lagging Economy

While a lagging economy may sound like a bad thing, in the case of Arizona there may be a silver lining. Arizona has not seen consistent real GDP growth above 2 percent since 2007. Previous economic expansions in the state … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Showing Gains

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index rose 0.3 percentage points in May to a level of 113.4. May’s index reading is 36 points, or 47 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.3 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Increases

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index rose 0.8 percentage points in April to a level of 113.0. April’s index reading is 36 points, or 47 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.3 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Stable

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index dipped 0.3 percentage points in March to a level of 112.3. March’s index reading is 35 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.3 points for all … Continue reading

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Arizona Economy On Positive Course Despite Q1 Slow Down

Revised Arizona payroll employment data were mixed. Starting with the positive, the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual revision indicated that Arizona added 69,700 jobs last year. This is twice the amount of jobs in 2016 than the original data implied. … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Inched Up in February

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index grew 0.2 percentage points in February to a level of 112.6. February’s index reading is 36 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.3 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Eases

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index declined 0.2 percentage points in January to a level of 112.3. January’s index reading is 35 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.3 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Improves

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index increased in December, up 0.5 percentage points to a level of 112.1. December’s index reading is 35 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 110.2 points for … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Economy Will Catch a Tailwind

Recently released data from the Census Bureau indicate that net migration into Arizona has been stronger than previously estimated. This is a positive sign for the state’s private services and housing sector activity outlook for 2017. An increasing population has … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Arizona Index Ticks Up

Comerica Bank’s Arizona Economic Activity Index increased in November, up 0.7 percentage points to a level of 111.7. November’s index reading is 35 points, or 45 percent, above the index cyclical low of 77.0. The index averaged 106.9 points for … Continue reading

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