All Posts Tagged: PMI

U.S. Outlook: Financial volatility takes center stage

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing dramatic rises and falls in Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index in recent years.

The drama unfolding in Greece and China is dominating the headlines and has relegated the discussion of Fed liftoff to the back pages of the newspaper.

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U.S. Outlook: Purchasing Manager Indexes soften in June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent dip in manufacturing capacity.

Indicators for manufacturing and service businesses have softened, slowing business activity as the second quarter closes.

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In the Market: Loan limits may change soon

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
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If you’ll be looking for a home next year, you could end up having more loan options that you realize.

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U.S. Outlook: A stronger October if you believe the PMIs

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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October’s Purchasing Manager Indexes (PMIs) and employment report are two big factors in the economy right now, and I discuss their influences in this week’s U.S. Outlook report. Below is a brief summary followed by a link to the full report, delivered on Nov. 8, 2013. Key observations: U.S. economic momentum may have outweighed the […]

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