Behind the Numbers

  • Behind the Numbers - Oct 18, 2019

    Weren't We on a Break? - Retail sales fell 0.3 percent in September. Not only was this the lowest reading of the year, it was the first decline since February. The decline follows...
  • Behind the Numbers - Oct 11, 2019

    Inflation Heads the Other Way - You know the saying – what goes up must come down. And so it is with inflation. After a few months of slowly moving higher, both consumer and wholesale price indices reversed...
  • Behind the Numbers - Sep 27, 2019

    Housing is Moving Up - Finally, we are getting enough good news on the housing market to result in a positive contribution to GDP for the first time in almost two years. Lower interest rates and falling...