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October 2020 | Economic Commentary

From Richard Moody, Regions Chief Economist

Economic commentary issued in October 2020, primarily analyzing data and economic indicators covering the month of September 2020 – while also looking ahead to upcoming data releases. Check back often for new insights.

September Personal Income/Spending: Headline Increase Covers Gaps In Personal Income

Unemployment Insurance Claims U.S. and Regions Footprint

Q3 2020 GDP Rebound, Yes; Recovery, Not Yet

Household Pulse Survey: Regions Footprint

September New Home Sales: Weaker Than Headline Number Implies, But Why?

Economic Preview for the Week of Oct. 26

September Existing Home Sales: Strong, Just Not Quite That Strong

September 2020 Nonfarm Employment: Regions Footprint

September Residential Construction: Single Family Construction Remains On A Roll

Economic Preview for the Week of Oct. 19

September Industrial Production: Industrial Sector Rebound Hits A Wall In September

September Retail Sales: “Strength” In September Sales Not All It Seems

Small Business Pulse Survey: Regions Footprint

Economic Preview for the Week of Oct. 12

Q2 2020 State Personal Income: Regions Footprint

Monthly Economic Outlook – October 2020

Economic Preview for the Week of Oct. 5

September Employment Report: Way More Noise Than Signal

Unemployment Insurance Claims: U.S. and Regions Footprint

September ISM Manufacturing Index: Settling Into A More Sustainable Pace

August Personal Income/Spending: Expiration Of UI Benefits Leaves A Gaping Hole