Mike Shedlock

Posted November 25, 2015

Economists expected manufacturing activity in the Richmond Fed region would bounce into positive territory this month.

Posted November 24, 2015

Home prices are nearly back to where they were before the crash. In some places, home prices are above where they were at the peak of the national boom.

Posted November 20, 2015

Anyone recall the logic in the 1960s and 1970s that suggested there were only 50 stocks one needed to look at, and those 50 stocks could never go wrong?

Posted November 19, 2015

On Monday, the Fed regional reports kicked off with the Empire State report, a survey of manufacturing conditions in the general New York region.

Posted November 12, 2015

The fight for a "living wage" of $15 per hour is raging the US.

Posted November 06, 2015

Shipping is a strong indication on the health or weakness of the global economy. So let's take a look at what's happening.

Posted November 05, 2015

On November 1, I noted Greek Banks Need 14 Billion Recapitalization Following Latest Stress-Free Tests.

Posted October 31, 2015

Reuters reports Ex-House Speaker Hastert Pleads Guilty in Hush-Money Case.

Posted October 29, 2015

In its Press Release following today's FOMC meeting, the Fed dropped all the references made last month about the softening global economy.

Posted October 27, 2015

Large US corporations posted their first decline in both earnings and sales since the great recession. Are we back in recession?

Posted October 21, 2015

Those expecting a big surge in seasonal hiring this year are likely to be wrong if outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas is correct.

Posted October 19, 2015

A pair of conflicting headline stories caught my eye. One headline says Americans have too little savings while the other says we are saving so much that it's a problem. Let's have a look.

Posted October 15, 2015

3rd Quarter GDP Forecast Slips to 0.9%

Posted October 14, 2015

In news that is bound to make the inflationists at the Fed as well as property owners happy, Landlords Will Hike Rents by 8% this Year.

Posted October 12, 2015

In response to Chicago Suburbs $1 Million+ Home Sales "Not Totally Dead" Yet; Rush for the Exit, I received emails from Virginia and Texas about slowdowns in those states.

Posted October 09, 2015

Bloomberg reports China's Foreign Reserves Post Record Quarterly Drop on Yuan.

Posted October 07, 2015

In the wake of recent economic data, economists at the IMF and Deutsche Bank lowered their growth estimates.

Posted September 30, 2015

For the third month in a row, the Case-Shiller 20-city seasonally adjusted home price index declined. Last month was revised lower. Economists were surprised.

Posted September 25, 2015

Those looking for "lift off" material for Fed hikes will not find it in the latest Durable Goods report from the US Department of Commerce.

Posted September 24, 2015

Yale University market scholar Robert Shiller entered the bubble debate last week as noted in the Financial Times article Fears Grow Over US Stock Market Bubble.


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