Courtney Schlisserman Archive

Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Index Increased to 50 in August

[Skip to the end] Just enough to keep additional fiscal measures off the table while unemployment remains around 10%. Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Index Increased to 50 in August By Courtney Schlisserman Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) — A measure of U.S. business activity rose more than forecast in August, adding to signs that the ...Read More

Incomes up .5%

[Skip to the end] U.S. Consumer Spending in April Decreases 0.1%; Incomes Gain By Courtney Schlisserman June 1 (Bloomberg) — U.S. consumer spending fell in April for a second straight month as concern over rising unemployment prompted consumers to save. The 0.1 percent drop in purchases was smaller than forecast and followed ...Read More