Category: Economic Commentary August 2022 | Economic Commentary From Richard Moody, Regions Chief Economist By Richard Moody | August 1, 2022 Economic commentary issued in August 2022, primarily analyzing data and economic indicators covering July 2022 – while also looking ahead to upcoming data releases. Check back often for new insights. July Personal Income/Spending: Softer Gains Don’t Really Change The Narrative Economic Preview for the week of August 29 Q2 GDP: First-Half Contraction Still A Thing, At Least For Now July Nonfarm Employment: Regions Footprint Economic Preview for the week of August 22 July Existing Home Sales: Falling Sales, Rising Inventories Still Leave Market Undersupplied July Retail Sales: Lower Gasoline Prices Bring Some Relief July Residential Construction: (Another) Record-High Number Of Under Construction Units Economic Preview for the week of August 15 July CPI: The Trip Down Will Likely Be A Long One . . . Q2 Household Debt and Credit: What’s Behind The Jump In Credit Card Debt? Economic Preview for the week of August 8 Monthly Economic Outlook – August 2022 July Employment Report: Did Not See This One Coming Economic Preview for the week of August 1 July ISM Manufacturing Index: Yes, The Expansion Continues, But . . .