Data Round-Up: Small Business Optimism Strong, Hiring & Compensation Plans Elevated
FMI’s review of today’s January NFIB Small Business Optimism Index.
Correction, Even an Equity ‘Crash,’ Won’t Threaten Economy
FMI’s commentary on the current stock market correction.
Data Round-Up: UI Claims Very Healthy; Budget Deal to Spike Up Federal Deficit
FMI’s review of today’s Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic results.
No Budget Deal Likely This Week, But No ‘Shutdown’ Either
FMI’s commentary on the likely next steps in the federal budget impasse.
Data Round-Up: U.S. Exports Continue to Rise Nicely, Stronger Imports Showcase Healthy Domestic Economy
FMI’s analyses of this morning’s December International Trade results and December Job Openings & Labor Market Turnover report.
FMI February 2018 Economic & Investment Outlook
FMI's complete February 2018 Economic & Investment Outlook.
Data Round-Up: Payroll Job Trend Remains Healthy, Wages Picking Up Nicely
FMI’s analysis of this morning’s January Employment and January Vehicle Sales results.
January Employment Preview: Expect Hefty +250K Private Jobs Gain
FMI’s Preview of Friday’s January Employment report and our review of 17Q4 Productivity & Labor Costs and the latest Weekly Initial UI Claims & Rail Traffic data.
Data Round-Up: PMI Starts 2018 on a Robust Note
FMI’s analysis of today’s January PMI and December Construction reports and a review of 17Q4 GDP Sources & Assumptions and likely revisions in next month’s Second Report of 17Q4 GDP.
FOMC Continues to See ‘Solid’ Economy, Stronger Job Market
FMI’s commentary on today’s FOMC post-meeting statement.