Daily Archive: Friday, April 1, 2011

Charts that look like demand isn’t booming

Charts that Say Demand Isn’t Doing Much of Anything Yes, there’s modest top line growth, but not a lot of evidence anything more than that is likely to happen any time soon, especially with global post earthquake issues, US fiscal cutbacks of at least $31 billion as a ‘down payment’ next week, ...Read More

Employment report

From Goldman: There were a few modest weak spots in the report. First, average hourly earnings were unchanged for a second month. Second, the average work week failed to increase. Although this was expected by the consensus, worker hours remain below pre-recession levels and should be gradually rising over time. Third, the ...Read More