AFP EconWatch--Weekly Economic Newsletter
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The economic summary that gives financial professionals commentary and insights on the latest news with a focus on the likely impact on their organization.
Consumers may had been more confident in January than they had been any time since before the last recession, but that did not mean they were shopping any more during the month. (Log-in required)
3 Takeaways From the Past Week:
1. Industrial production and manufacturing expanded in January, but the automobile sector and oil & gas extraction both suffered from slowdowns.
2. Housing starts slipped but remained near post-recession highs in January, while weather conditions chilled homebuilder sentiment in the Midwest.
3. Producer prices experienced their largest post-recession drop in January, with declines for energy, food and core goods.
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