by Calculated Risk on 12/17/2018 08:35:00 AM
Monday, December 17, 2018
From the NY Fed: Manufacturing "Business activity grew at a slower pace than in recent months in New York State"
From the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing Survey
Business activity grew at a slower pace than in recent months in New York State, according to firms responding to the December 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index fell twelve points to 10.9.This was well below the consensus forecast, and the weakest reading since May 2017.
The index for number of employees jumped twelve points to 26.1, indicating very strong growth in employment levels, while the average workweek index was little changed at 8.0.
Posted by Calculated Risk on 12/17/2018 08:35:00 AM