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Even With Cooler Job Growth Labor Supply is Constrained for Michigan

This is a very exciting time in Michigan’s important auto sector as new technology is developed and delivered. However, it is also a very challenging time as U.S. auto sales drift down after a very strong year in 2016. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Shows Some Lift

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index increased 1.3 percentage points in May to a level of 132.1. May’s reading is 58 points, or 78 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.7 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Stays in Neutral

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index eased 0.1 percentage points in April to a level of 130.8. April’s reading is 57 points, or 77 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.7 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Ticks Up

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index improved 0.8 percentage points in March to a level of 130.4. March’s reading is 56 points, or 76 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.8 points for all of … Continue reading

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Michigan to Benefit from Automaker Investment

Michigan economy is at a crossroads. The economic recovery fueled by the rebounding auto sector has been a tremendous positive for the state, but that is largely played out. We expect auto sales in 2017 to step down from the … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Eases

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index declined 0.4 percentage points in February to a level of 129.7. February’s reading is 56 points, or 75 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.8 points for all of … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Inches Up

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index grew just 0.1 percentage points in January to a level of 130.1. January’s reading is 56 points, or 76 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.8 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Little Changed

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index was down slightly in December by 0.1 percentage points to a level of 129.7. December’s reading is 56 points, or 75 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 127.8 points … Continue reading

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Michigan to Benefit from Automaker Investment

The Michigan economy is much more than just autos and other durable goods manufacturing, but the auto sector still drives the state economy. Recent announcements of new investments in the state by automakers is good news for Michigan, but risks … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Continues Gains

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index improved in November, up 1.3 percentage points to a level of 129.7. November’s reading is 56 points, or 75 percent, above the index cyclical low of 74.1. The index averaged 123.6 points for all … Continue reading

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