Data Round-Up: Regional Surveys Firm in June; Real Consumption Headed for +3.25% Gain in 17Q2

posted by Michael Lewis on June 30, 2017

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Prior to today’s unexpected surge in the Chicago PMI, the consensus was looking for the national PMI to hold at 55 in June. Given its, um, inconsistencies, we tend to discount the Chicago series. Still, most regional factory surveys firmed this month.


FMI’s analyses of today’s June Chicago Purchasing Managers (and other Regional Business Surveys) and May Personal Income & Consumption report. 

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