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U.S. Manufacturing Sector Showing Signs of Deceleration

Most recent IHS Markit, ISM reports reveal slower demand growth, continued trade, tariff concerns. The new year is off to a rocky start on the economic data front with a string of manufacturing reports coming in below economists’ forecasts.…

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Long-Running U.S. Expansion May Face Headwinds in 2019

U.S. CFOs surveyed indicate capital spending, hiring could contract in worst-case scenario. Entering 2019, the U.S. and global economy appear to be headed toward an emerging trend of a synchronized slowdown from what had been synchronized global growth. In…

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Monthly Economic Update: December 2018

U.S. Economy: Counting on the Consumer to Help Keep Growth Going Heading into the final month of 2018, the U.S. economy’s second longest expansion in history continues. There are signs, though, that conditions may be bumpy in 2019. The…

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Monthly Economic Update: November 2018

Concerns Over Global Growth, Earnings, Trade Woes Contribute to October’s Market Turmoil Tightening financial conditions beginning to weigh on borrowing costs and bottom lines Last month was a rough ride for global financial markets as stocks sold off and…