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American manufacturing is in recession (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Here's a bad thing: American manufacturing is in a recession. On Wednesday, we got the latest data on manufacturing activity in the Midwest from the Chicago PMI reading, which unexpectedly showed activity contracted in September. The Institute for Supply Management's Milwaukee report on business also indicated a contraction in activity. Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 30 Sep 15

The MBA reports that mortgage applications fell -6.7% last week, with purchases down -6.0% and refis down -8.0%. ADP reports an estimate of 200,000 net new private-sector jobs for September. The Chicago PMI dropped -5.7 points to 48.7. A reading below 50 indicates a contraction. This is a volatile indicator, however, it is often seen […]

Chicago PMI Unexpectedly Dives to Negative Tetrritory; Production at Lowest Since July 2009; Emanuel's Tax Hike Will Make Matters Worse

The Chicago PMI is in negative territory, plunging to 48.7 from a prior reading of 54.4 and a Bloomberg Consensus Estimate of 53.6. Giant swings are common enough for the Chicago PMI which collapsed nearly 6 points in September to a sub-50 reading of 48.7. Show More Summary

6 Out Of 6 Fed Surveys Say US Is In Recession

For the first time since 2009, all six major Fed regional activity surveys are in contraction territory. So, time to hike rates? Charts: Bloomberg This sums it all up nicely: Chicago PMI, most important regional survey, puts ISM at 46.9%. Show More Summary

Stocks, Commodities Surge On 'QE4 Hope' After Chicago PMI Collapse

"Bad news is good news" again... for the global money-printing reflation trade... Some context for this surge... But it appears stocks are losing faith.. Charts: Bloomberg

Chicago PMI "Bounce" Is Dead - PMI Plunges Back To Recessionary Levels

The brief dead cat inventory-stacking bounce in Chicago PMI is over. With a print of 48.7, back below 50, (against hope-strewn expectations of 52.9) this was below the lowest economist estimate and the lowest since May. Aside from employment...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI declined sharply in September

Chicago PMI: Sep Chicago Business Barometer Down 5.7 Points to 48.7 The Chicago Business Barometer declined 5.7 points to 48.7 in September as Production growth collapsed and New Orders fell sharply.The drop in the Barometer to below...Show More Summary

Here comes Chicago PMI ...

At 9:45 a.m. ET, we'll get the latest reading on manufacturing activity in the Midwest. The Chicago purchasing manager's index is estimated among economists at 53.0 for September, down from 54.4 in August. Earlier this year, manufacturing slumped into contraction (indicated by an index reading below 50). Show More Summary

Wednesday: Unlikely Government Shutdown, ADP Employment, Chicago PMI

It seems likely a shutdown tomorrow will be avoided, but the votes will be at the last minute. Of course there might be a shutdown later this year.From the WSJ: GOP leaders are negotiating with Obama on two-year budget deal; a stopgap...Show More Summary

Economic Statistics for 31 Aug 15

The Chicago PMI fell -0.3 points in August, to 54.4.  The Dallas Fed manufacturing survey slid deeper into contractionary territory in August, falling from -4.6 to -15.8. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+

Inventory Grows in Economic Liftoff Anticipation

The Chicago PMI reading came in just shy of the Bloomberg Econoday Estimate of 54.9. The headline for August looks solid, at 54.4 for the Chicago PMI, but the details look weak. New orders and production both slowed and order backlogs fell into deeper contraction. Show More Summary

Chicago PMI falls marginally

Key Midwestern manufacturing gauge slips modestly in August.

Chicago PMI decreases slightly in August

Chicago PMI: August Chicago Business Barometer Down 0.3 Point to 54.4 The Chicago Business Barometer held on to most of July’s gain, falling just a fraction to 54.4 in Augustfrom 54.7 in July. While below the highs seen towards the end...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Bounce Stalls, "Firms At Risk Of Being Over-Inventoried"

Following this morning's ISM Milwaukee disappointment, missing for the 8th month sof the last 9 (printing 47.67 vs 50.00 exp and hovering at 2 year lows) with production and prices plunging, Chicago PMI just printed a slightly disappointing 54.4 (against expectations of 54.5). Show More Summary

Key Economic Events Of The Coming Busy Week: ISM, ADP, Trade, Producttivity And Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

It's a busy week for the market, and not to mention the Dow Jones-dependent Fed, which will have to parse through reports on Chicago PMI, Construction Spending, ISM (Mfg and Services), ADP, Productivity and Labor Costs, Factory Orders, Trade Balance, and the weekly highlight: Friday's Jobs reports. Show More Summary

Here comes Chicago PMI ... (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

The latest reading on manufacturing activity in the Midwest is set for release at 9:45 am ET. The Chicago manufacturing PMI is expected to come in at a reading of 54.5 in August, down slightly from the 54.7 reading in July, but still...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI increases, Final July Consumer Sentiment at 93.1

Chicago PMI July 2015: July Chicago Business Barometer Up 5.3 Points to 54.7 The Chicago Business Barometer increased 5.3 points to 54.7 in July led by a double digit gain in Production and accompanied by gains in New Orders and theShow More Summary

Midwest economic activity is heating up, but there's one big problem

The Chicago PMI, an indicator of economic activity in the midwest, was much stronger than expected. In July, the headline index jumped to 54.7 from 49.4 in June. Economists were looking for a reading of 50.8. "The recent weakness inShow More Summary

Chicago PMI Jumps To 6-Month Highs As UMich Consumer "Hope" Tumbles To 2015 Lows

It appears Chicago businesses are immune to the vaguaries of the worst quarterly wage growth in US history. Following significant weakness earlier in the year, Chicago PMI surged to 54.7, the second highest in 2015, smashing expectations of a 50.8 print. Show More Summary

Friday: Employment Cost Index, Chicago PMI, Consumer Sentiment

From Tim Duy: Fed Watch: GDP ReportThe second quarter GDP report, while not a blockbuster by any measure, will nudge the Fed further in the direction of a September rate hike. At first blush this might seem preposterous - 2.3% growth is nothing to write home about in comparison to history. Show More Summary

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