Today’s Linkage has good news for economy watchers:
-Weekly jobless claims fell, but the 4-week claims rose. Also don’t sleep on the jobs report no one talks about.
-Rates are sensitive to jobs, and weaker jobs actually lowers rates. For now, rates are holding near lows but up a bit from last week.
-Home foreclosures fell in March to 13 year lows—good news from housing market.
-An org called The Conference Board tracks and aggregates a bunch of economic indicators into an index that correlates strongly with GDP growth—the index been up for the past 3 months and increased even faster in May.
Check out all the goods and some water-cooler fodder about e-scooters below.