The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index in February was 47.7, remaining below the long-term breakeven point of 48.7.
For real estate private fund investing, rising rates have made deal metrics harder to obtain, and as a result, the amount of capital being raised for funds has created hesitancy in the overall market.
Personal spending fell by 0.2% in dollar terms in December and by 0.3% after adjusting for inflation, which rose by 0.1% on the month.
The one- and three-year U.S. credit default swaps have already spiked above levels of previous financial and political crises.
Rising rates, a strong dollar, an innovative economy as well as the rule of law continue to attract significant capital into American-based corporations.
The Federal Reserve raised its policy rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, the third straight increase of that size and a sign that it is continuing its aggressive push to tame inflation.
Existing home sales fell for the fifth straight month as the housing market cooled significantly amid steep rises in mortgage rates and housing prices.
Personal spending declined on an inflation-adjusted basis in May as spikes in gasoline and food prices depressed consumer sentiment and dampened spending on…
The Federal Reserve lifted its federal funds policy rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75% on Wednesday as it moves to restore price stability over the medium term.
The impact of global market forces like the war in Ukraine and OPEC far outweighs whatever influence retailers or refiners have on the prices that consumers pay…
The RSM US Manufacturing Outlook Index declined into negative terrain in May, signaling the impact of high inflation, rising interest rates, the lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine.