Commentaries

April 13, 2018

U.S. final demand producer prices increased 0.3% for March 2018, and 3.0% for the year ended March. U.S. consumer prices were actual down 0.1% in March 2018, and up 2.4% year-over-year. Otherwise, a fairly quiet week in terms of economic data.
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April 06, 2018

The U.S. PMI Manufacturing Index and ISM Manufacturing Index came in at 55.6 and 59.3 for March, respectively. Factory Order s remained strong in February, up 1.2% for the month. The U.S. PMI Services Index and ISM Non-Manufacturing Index came in at 54.0 and 58.8 for March, respectively. Finally, the U.S. Unemployment Rate remained at 4.1% for March.
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