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Like a good Thanksgiving dinner, today's cornucopia of data had some comfort food and some things that, while not particularly good for you, will not cause any serious harm.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s November Regional Business Surveys (including today's Chicago Purchasing Managers Index), October Durable Goods Orders and Personal Income & Consumption reports, and the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic data as well as notes on October New Homes Sales results.


About Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

FMI has compiled a solid record of timely, independent and accurate economic forecasts.  FMI blends its unique analysis of indicators and experience with economic cycles into a consistent overall outlook. They offer both a comprehensive overview and in-depth detail that enable clients to integrate FMI’s insights into their decision-making process.

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