THE BASIS POINT
Inflation Absent at Wholesale Level.
Does Deficit Spending Reduce GDP Growth?
Lower Rates = More Mortgage Applications.
Initial Jobless Claims up Slightly.
Slow GDP Growth Continues.
Thoughts on Brexit.
Is Trended Credit Data a Trojan Horse?
Drop in PMI Services May Signal Weak BLS.
Weak Jobs Report Reflects Weak GDP Growth.
April Job Gains down Reflecting Weak GDP Growth.
GDP Growth Anemic at +0.5%.
Home Prices Continue Moderate Increase.
Ex-trans Durables Decline for 13th Consecutive Month.
Negative Interest Rates.
Import/Export Prices down but at a Slower rate.
Housing Starts are Still Weak.
Labor Market Softening.
A Downside of Increased Bank Regulation.