Behind the Numbers

  • Behind the Numbers - May 17, 2019

    All About Trade...Again - The ongoing trade dispute with China continues to make headlines and move markets. After last week’s surprise announcement of an increase in tariffs on $200 billion of...
  • Behind the Numbers - May 10, 2019

    Where Did Inflation Go? - If you are looking for a sign of inflation, April was not the month to find it. The April wholesale and consumer price indices came in below expectations. Headline CPI rose 0.3...
  • Behind the Numbers - May 3, 2019

    All Good on the Jobs Front - It is tough to find much negative in the April job report. Employers added 263,000 jobs during the month, far more than expected. The two-month revision of an additional...