Economic commentary issued in August 2019, primarily analyzing data and economic indicators covering the month of July – while also looking ahead to upcoming data releases. Check back often for new insights.

July Personal Income/Spending: Labor Earnings Underpin Growth in Consumer Spending

Q2 Real GDP: Consumers Continue To Do The Heavy Lifting

Economic Preview for the week of Aug. 26

July New Home Sales: Big Miss In July More Than Offset By Bigger Revision In June

Q2 2019 Mortgage Delinquencies & Foreclosures: Regions Footprint

July Existing Home Sales: Lean Inventories Limit Any Further Upside

Economic Preview for the week of Aug. 19

July Residential Construction: Multi-Family Soars And Tumbles . . . At The Same Time

July Industrial Production: Manufacturing, Mining Weigh on July Production

July Retail Sales: U.S. Consumers Tuning Out the Rest of the World?

Q2 2019 Household Debt and Credit

July Consumer Price Index: Core Inflation Gaining Momentum

Q1 2019/Annual 2018 Gross State Product: Regions Footprint

Economic Preview for the week of Aug. 12

Monthly Economic Outlook: August 2019

Economic Preview for the week of Aug. 5

July Employment Report: Decent Headline Masks One Glaring Weakness

July ISM Manufacturing Index: Ongoing Growth, But Troubling Details