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2Q2022 Productivity Growth decreased 4.6%

08/09/22 - Nonfarm business sector labor productivity decreased 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, as output decreased 2.1 percent and hours worked increased 2.6 percent. (All quarterly percent changes in this release are seasonally adjusted annual rates.) From the same quarter a year ago, …more…

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose to 89.9 in July 2022

08/09/22 - NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index rose 0.4 points in July to 89.9, however, it is the sixth consecutive month below the 48-year average of 98. Thirty-seven percent of small business owners reported that inflation was their single most important problem in operating their business, an increase of three points from June and the highest …more…

Employment Trends Index decreased in July 2022 to 117.63

08/08/22 - The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) decreased in July 2022 to 117.63—down from a downwardly revised 118.71 in June. The ETI is a leading composite index for employment. When the index decreases, employment is likely to decrease as well, and vice versa. Turning points in the index indicate that a turning point in the number of …more…

Consumer Credit Increased at an annual rate of 10.50% in June 2022

08/05/22 - Consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 8.7 percent during the second quarter. Revolving credit increased at an annual rate of 14.6 percent, while nonrevolving credit increased at an annual rate of 6.9 percent. In June, consumer credit increased at an annual rate of …more…

July 2022 Employment rose by 528,000
Unemployment Rate lower at 3.5%

08/05/22 - Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 528,000 in July, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, and health care. Both total nonfarm employment and the unemployment rate …more…

Goods and Services Deficit Decreased in June 2022

08/04/22 - The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $79.6 billion in June from $84.9 billion in May (revised), as exports increased and imports decreased. The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $79.6 billion in June, down $5.3 billion …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims increase 6,000 to 260,000

08/04/22 - In the week ending July 30, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 260,000, an increase of 6,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 2,000 from 256,000 to 254,000. The 4-week moving average was 254,750, an increase of 6,000 from the previous week's revised average. …more…

Challenger Layoffs announced 32,517 Job Cuts in July 2022

08/04/22 - U.S.-based employers announced 25,810 cuts in July, a 20.6% decrease from the 32,517 cuts announced in June. It is 36.3% higher than the 18,942 cuts announced in the same month last year, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. July marks …more…

ISM Non-Manufacturing Index rose to 56.7% in July 2022

08/03/22 - Economic activity in the services sector grew in July for the 26th month in a row — with the Services PMI® registering 56.7 percent — say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®.

The report was issued today by Anthony Nieves, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., CFPM, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Services Business Survey Committee: “In July, the Services PMI® registered 56.7 percent, 1.4 percentage points higher than June’s reading of 55.3 …more…

New orders for manufactured goods increased 1.9% in June 2022

08/03/22 - New Orders
New orders for manufactured durable goods in June increased $5.0 billion or 1.9 percent to $272.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This increase, up eight of the last nine months, followed a 0.8 percent May increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.3 percent. Excluding defense, new orders increased …more…

Purchase Apps Up, Refi's Up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

08/03/22 - Mortgage applications increased 1.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 29, 2022.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 1.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 1 percent compared with the previous week. The Refinance Index increased 2 …more…

Job Openings decreased to 10.7 million in June 2022

08/02/22 - The number of job openings decreased to 10.7 million on the last business day of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires and total separations were little changed at 6.4 million and 5.9 million, respectively. Within separations, quits (4.2 million) and layoffs and discharges (1.3 million) were little changed. This …more…

Paychex-IHS Markit Small Business Jobs Index slowed to 100.14 in July 2022

08/02/22 - Hiring at U.S. small businesses slowed for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch. The Small Business Jobs Index moderated -0.66 percent from the previous month and stands at 100.14. The pace of wage increases slowed slightly from the previous month, with average hourly …more…

Construction Spending decreased 1.1% in June 2022

08/01/22 - Total Construction
Construction spending during June 2022 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,762.3 billion, 1.1 percent (±1.0 percent) below the revised May estimate of $1,781.9 billion. The June figure is 8.3 percent (±1.5 percent) above the June 2021 estimate of $1,628.0 billion. During the first six months of this …more…

ISM Manufacturing Index decreased to 52.8% in July 2022

08/01/22 - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with the overall economy achieving a 26th consecutive month of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.

The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: …more…