Capacity Utilization Continues Slow Descent


ECONODAY: Capacity utilization is over 90 percent for mining at 92.4 percent vs 79.4 percent for utilities and 75.3 percent for manufacturing. Utilization overall, down 2 tenths to 77.9 percent, is not extreme and points to available slack in the industrial sector...

Gross Domestic Product Minus Total Credit Market Debt


Going down...

Total Credit Market Debt Is Back - And It Still Sucks


The financial metric that rules the world is called Total Credit Market Debt, or as it's now referred to, All Sectors; Debt Securities and Loans; Liability, Level...

Labor Participation Refuses To Improve


ECONODAY: The participation rate moves down a tenth to an even thinner 62.7 percent as the number of people actively looking for work is down 281,000 to 6.065 million...