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A brief period of global economic and financial market optimism over the past four months is quickly going dormant as the global economic impact of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) comes into greater focus.Read More ›
The January payroll report was a solid report across most metrics.
The headline nonfarm payroll gain of 225k jobs last month handily beat analysts’ forecasts looking for a gain of 165k jobs in January. U.S. nonfarm payroll growth was 1.8% on an annualized basis last month.Read More ›
Consumer confidence has rebounded strongly since August.
Record stock market prices and continued job growth have helped revive consumers’ spirts in recent months. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment measure jumped to 99.8 in its final reading for January – a full 10 point gain off the August lows and not far from the expansion highs of 101.4 hit way back in March of 2018.