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Economic Statistics for 31 Mar 14

The Chicago PMI fell four points in March to 55.9. The Dallas Fed’s general business activity index rose from 0.3 to 4.9 in March. The production index rose from 10.8 to 17.1. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Googl...

USD/CAD - Loonie Flies Higher As Canadian GDP Rebounds

By Dean Popplewell: By Kenny Fisher USD/CAD trades in the low-1.10 range in Monday's North American session. The Canadian dollar has showed some surprising strength, gaining about two cents in the past week. In the US, Chicago PMI was well off the estimate, dropping to an eight-month low. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Plunges To 7-Month Lows, Misses By Most In A Year

"But it must be the weather", we are sure, will be the cry of a thousand economists whose meterologist forecasts just got torn up. Chicago PMI just missed expectations by the most in a year and tumbled to its lowest since August as it...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI declines to 55.9

From the Chicago ISM: March 2014: The Chicago Business Barometer decreased 3.9 points in March to 55.9, the lowest level since August, led by a decline in New Orders and a sharp fall in Employment.... Although New Orders remained firm above the 50 breakeven level, they eased for the second consecutive month pointing to a slight softening in demand. Show More Summary

CHICAGO PMI MISSES

The Institute for Supply Management's Chicago division said its purchasing manager's survey hit 55.9. At 59.5, expectations were for basically no change from last month's 59.8. Here's what it's looked like recently: Join the conversation about this story »

Monday: Chicago PMI, Dallas Fed Mfg Survey, Yellen

Monday:• At 9:45 AM ET, Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for March. The consensus is for a decrease to 58.5, down from 59.8 in February.• At 9:55 AM, Speech, Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Strengthening Communities, At the 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, Chicago, Ill.• At 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey for March. Show More Summary

It Is Always Sunny In Chicago: Chicago PMI Slams Expectations, Rises From January

In a "stunning" turn of events, Chicago, where the bulk of the polar vortex impact was felt in the past month, apparently experienced zero negative economic impact from, you know, the weather, after moments ago the Chicago PMI February...Show More Summary

Final February Consumer Sentiment at 81.6, Chicago PMI at 59.8

Click on graph for larger image. • The final Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for February increased to 81.6 from the January reading of 81.2, and from the preliminary February reading of 81.2. This was above the consensus forecast of 81.2. Show More Summary

Here Comes Chicago PMI...

At 9:45 a.m., we'll get the new Chicago PMI reading. Economists expect the regional index fell to 56.4, from 59.6 in January. "We anticipate a substantial drop-off in the Chicago business barometer in February," Citi's Peter D'Antonio wrote clients. Show More Summary

Friday: 2nd Estimate Q4 GDP, Chicago PMI, Consumer Sentiment, Pending Home Sales

File under the new LA skyline... another high rise is planned, from Roger Vincent at the LA Times: New high-rise on Broadway would be one of tallest in Southland [A] 34-story apartment skyscraper more than twice as tall as most other...Show More Summary

Every Important Manufacturing Survey Is Conducted During A Different Time Of The Month

Most economists are big fans of the manufacturing surveys, both national (e.g. ISM, Markit) and regional (e.g. Philly Fed, Chicago PMI, etc.). However, all of these surveys are conducted during varying, very short periods each month, which makes it even more difficult to draw any sweeping conclusions about the economy. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI 59.6 Beats Despite Decline: Employment Drops Most Since April

The worst news that could happen for stocks today was a Chicago PMI beat - after all it is becoming all too clear that the market is begging for a tapering of the tapering, and any and every bad news will be welcome. Alas, the Purchasing...Show More Summary

Final January Consumer Sentiment at 81.2, Chicago PMI at 59.6

Click on graph for larger image. • The final Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for January decreased to 81.2 from the December reading of 82.5, but up from the preliminary January reading of 80.4. This was just above the consensus forecast of 81.0. Show More Summary

HERE COMES CHICAGO PMI

The Institute for Supply Management will release its purchasing manager's index (PMI) reading at 9:45. Analysts expect a reading of 59.0, down from a revised 60.8. Here's the chart: Join the conversation about this story »

Friday: Personal Income, Chicago PMI, Consumer Sentiment,

Jed Kolko, writing at Economix, explains why the "headship rate" is more important than the homeownership rate: Why the Homeownership Rate Is MisleadingAt this stage of the housing recovery, the falling homeownership rate turns out to be misleading. Show More Summary

Tuesday: Case-Shiller House Prices, Chicago PMI

I've posted some thoughts (and a few predictions) on half of my ten questions for 2014. There will be more to come (I've also received some thoughtful disagreements - I don't have a crystal ball, I just try to outline my current views):•...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Stronger Than Expected

Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: Following last month's surge, economists were expecting some giveback in this month's Chicago PMI report, and that is exactly what we saw today. While economists were expecting to 60.0 from last month's reading of 65.9, the actual decline was considerably less as the headline reading Complete Story »

Chicago PMI Stronger Than Expected

Following last month's surge, economists were expecting some giveback in this month's Chicago PMI report, and that is exactly what we saw today. While economists were expecting to 60.0 from last month's reading of 65.9, the actual decline was considerably less as the headline reading came in at 63.0. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Beats Expectations On Highest Inventory Build Since September 2006

Those who were looking at the JPY monkeyhammering at 9:42 spotted the exact moment the November Chicago PMI number was released early to MarketNews subscribers, and also knew precisely that the number would be a beat. Sure enough, at...Show More Summary

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