Bank Credit Update - March 2017


Curvilinear Wave Analysis of economic data...

Bank Credit Update - February 2017


Curvilinear Wave Analysis of economic data...

Pittsburgh Average Weekly Hours At Recession Levels


Hours n'at...

U.S. GDP - Q4 2016


ECONODAY: A perhaps unwanted build in inventories drove up fourth-quarter GDP which, however, could only manage 1.9 percent annualized growth. Inventories added 1 percentage point to the quarter in a build that will have to be worked off given weakness in final demand which rose only 0.9 percent and down from 3.0 percent in the third quarter...

Architecture Billings Index - December 2016


AIA: The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 in the previous month. This score reflects the largest increase in design services in 2016...