FMI’s commentary on how Jay Powell could improve further on his pretty good start as Fed chairman. Unfortunately, we harbor no illusions that these recommendations will be adopted. We offer them as food for thought -- and perhaps a smile -- for a Friday afternoon.
FMI’s analysis of today’s May New Home Sales report. Also this morning, the Dallas Fed’s regional Texas Manufacturing Index rose +5 points to a robust 33 in June (company outlook measure); zero is break-even for the survey.
FMI’s review of the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic results.
FMI’s analyses of this morning’s April International Trade report and revised 18Q1 Productivity & Labor Costs results, as well as a review of Vehicle Sales and Production.
FMI’s analyses of today’s May PMI and April Construction reports.
FMI’s review of today’s May Non-Manufacturing Index and April Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey results.
FMI’s analyses of today’s May Employment report.
FMI’s review of March S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index and May Conference Board Consumer Confidence, featuring Jobs-Plentiful/Jobs-Hard-to-Get data, plus our Preview of the rest of this week’s major data releases.
FMI’s analyses of today’s April Advance Indicators (Goods-trade, wholesale & retail inventories) results and the Second Report of 18Q1 GDP.