Third Report of 2014-Q2 GDP

FMI’s analyses of this morning’s Third Report of 14Q2 GDP.

The U.S. Dollar and International Economic Conditions

FMI’s end-of-the-month report for September: U.S. dollar analysis

A Graphic Presentation of FMI Key Economic Trends

FMI’s end-of-the-month report for September: Graphic Summary of Economic Trends.

FMI Weekly Data Preview: September 22-26

FMI’s Preview of this week’s major data reports. The week started slowly with August Existing Home Sales reported down almost -2% to 5.05 mm units this morning (seasonally-adjusted at annual rate).

Economy Now Looks ‘Normal’; Fed Policy Is the Outlier

FMI’s commentary on the increasingly normal-looking economy and still-wildly abnormal Fed policy.

FMI Data Analysis - August 26

Data Round-Up: Real Equipment Spending on Track for +11% Gain in 14Q3

FMI Weekly Data Preview: August 25-29

FMI’s Preview of this week’s major data reports.

ACA Limiting Payroll Job Gains, Raising Employees’ Costs

FMI’s commentary on the mostly negative impacts of the Affordable Care Act on employer-sponsored insurance plans.

Data Round-Up: UI Claims, Regional Surveys Show Healthy Labor Markets

FMI’s reviews of the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic data and this morning’s August Philadelphia Fed Regional Manufacturing survey, as well as notes on July Existing Home Sales.

FOMC Minutes Show Fed Hawks Getting More Restive

FMI's commentary about the economic sweet spot and about the disturbing parallels between Yellen’s intended course and the disastrous, bubbly Greenspan policy.