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Connor Lokar

As a millennial, Connor brings a new perspective to the world of economics, delivering ITR’s industry-leading accuracy to current C-suite executives while forging connections with the next generation of business leaders.
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ITR Experts Say Finance

Inflation Starts to Bite
By Connor Lokar on November 10, 2021

Most see "inflation" as a dirty word, indicative of weakening spending power and the diminishing purchasing capability of a fixed number of dollars, both of which are technically true....

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ITR Experts Say Global

The Evergrande Implosion – China’s Problem or the World’s?
By Connor Lokar on October 1, 2021

The world’s attention has zeroed in on private-sector property developer Evergrande Group, and worldwide financial markets are roiled over the firm's potential to miss interest payments or...

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Construction Market Trends for 2022
By Connor Lokar on September 15, 2021

Construction markets are set to shift in 2022. Residential construction activity has sustained a red-hot pace from mid-2020 through the majority of 2021, while nonresidential construction...

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Signs of a Slowdown In Housing
By Connor Lokar on August 13, 2021

Single Family housing market conditions have been red hot since last spring, but recent data points are starting to indicate support for ITR’s forecast of slowing home construction starting...

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Commercial Construction Markets Coming Back
By Connor Lokar on July 15, 2021

Recent leading indicators suggest that nonresidential construction activity will be rebounding as we head into the second half of 2021 and beyond.

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May's PMI Reading: A Likely First Look at 2022 Slowdown
By Connor Lokar on June 15, 2021

We love rates-of-change at ITR Economics because they make the subtle seem obvious. The most recent reading for the US ISM PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) is an example of that. On the...

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