Weekly Economic Outlook

Weekly Economic Outlook 2017-05-01T17:51:08+00:00

Economic Outlook – 9 June 2024

USANonfarm payrolls rose 272K in May, a very sizeable beat versus the Bloomberg consensus projection of 180K. A slight offset to the stronger-than-expected print was a 10K downward revision to April’s reading with an additional [...]

Economic Outlook – 2 June 2024

USANominal personal income rose a consensus-matching 0.3% in the U.S. in April following a 0.5% increase the prior month. The wage/salary component of income advanced 0.2%, whereas income derived from government transfers rose 0.3%. Personal [...]

Economic Outlook – 26 May 2024

USAThe Fed released the minutes of the 1 May meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday, and the readout was a good deal more hawkish than markets expected given the dovish tone Fed [...]

Economic Outlook – 19 May 2024

USAThe Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in April, one tick short of the median economist forecast calling for a +0.4% print. This followed a 0.4% gain the prior month. Prices in the energy segment were [...]

Economic Outlook – 12 May 2024

USA   First-time claims for unemployment insurance rose by 22K to 231K in the week ended May 4. That was not only more than the 212K figure consensus had baked-in, it also marks the highest level [...]

Economic Outlook – 5 May 2024

USAMarkets breathed a sigh of relief on Friday morning as yields on US Treasuries tumbled after April nonfarm payrolls grew a less-than-expected 175,000. The number fell considerably short of the 240,000-consensus forecast, and the prior-two-months [...]