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The Most Important Thing to Know About Jobs Reports

One of the most discussed and most politicized pieces of economic data is the jobs report, released early in each month by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. When the economy ...
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Construction 2020: The Year Ahead for Construction Markets

As we head into the final months of 2019, the construction cycles are shifting. The US housing market, down 3.2% from the same period a year ago, is currently in Phase D, ...
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ITR Experts Say: All Eyes on Hong Kong

Hong Kong has dominated global headlines during the past few months as a controversial extradition bill ignited protests and social unrest within the city, but at ITR we have ...
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ITR Experts Say: The Dual-Speed Economy

The release of the second-quarter US Gross Domestic Product figure yielded a muddy result. The overall economy, expanding at an annualized pace of 2.3%, is progressing through ...
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ITR Experts Say: Western Europe Is in Recession

The latest batch of European data is in, and Western Europe is officially in Phase D, Recession. Western Europe Industrial Production (includes industrial output from Germany, ...
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ITR Experts Say: Three Ways Economic Data Can Empower Your Sales Team

The business cycle peak has occurred for the US economy. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer activities alike are decelerating, in line with ITR’s longstanding ...
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