purchasing manager survey results

Bombardment of Horrific Data Reported Today Around the World

April 23, 2020

There were 4.427 million new U.S. jobless insurance claims last week. The 5.787 million average of new claims in theĀ  past four weeks is up from an average of 2.898 million in the prior four-week period and just 210,750 per week during the four weeks through February 22. Continuing jobless insurance claims of 15.976 million […] More

Regional Themes

January 24, 2020

Asian market activity was depressed by Chinese New Year holiday observances. Equity markets were shut in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, South Korea, and Taiwan. That being said, fears and anger related to the coronavirus outbreak have intensified. Some 40 million people in China have been quarantined. In other Asian news, Japanese CPI inflation ended […] More