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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Sees First Increase in Ten Months

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index grew in September, increasing 0.3 percentage points to a level of 95.5. September’s reading is 23 points, or 31 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.8. The index averaged 105.2 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Eases

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased in August, decreasing 0.4 percentage points to a level of 95.2. August’s reading is 22 points, or 31 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.8. The index averaged 105.2 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Continues to See Lighter Declines

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased in July, decreasing 0.3 percentage points to a level of 95.8. July’s reading is 23 points, or 31 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.9. The index averaged 105.1 points for all … Continue reading

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Energy Sector Consolidation Weighs on Houston

Lower for longer is a painful refrain for the Houston metro area, as the regional economy adjusts to ongoing low oil prices. After bouncing off the high 30s, West Texas intermediate crude oil has settled near $45 per barrel for … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Sees Smallest Decline of 2015

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased in June, decreasing 0.6 percentage points to a level of 96.0. June’s reading is 23 points, or 32 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.9. The index averaged 105.1 points for all … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Marks Seventh Consecutive Decline

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased again in May, decreasing 2.0 percentage points to a level of 96.6. May’s reading is 24 points, or 32 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.9. The index averaged 105.2 points for … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Robert Dye

Oil and the Texas Economy The Texas economy has shown remarkable resilience in the face of the dramatic decline in the price of oil that began about this time last year. As oil prices fell, so too did an important … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Still Slipping on Oil

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased again in April, decreasing 2.7 percentage points to a level of 98.5. April’s reading is 26 points, or 36 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.9. The index averaged 105.1 points for … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Continues Decline on Oil

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased again in March, decreasing 3.4 percentage points to a level of 101.1. March’s reading is 29 points, or 39 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.6. The index averaged 105.1 points for … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Texas Index Continues to Sag with Oil Prices

Comerica Bank’s Texas Economic Activity Index eased again in February, decreasing 1.6 percentage points to a level of 104.6. February’s reading is 32 points, or 44 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.6. The index averaged 105.1 points for … Continue reading

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