Economic Updates

Supply Chain Challenges and the Impact on the Auto Industry

Supply chains are still struggling to catch up with demand coming out of pandemic, and that could not be more...

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May's PMI Reading: A Likely First Look at 2022 Slowdown

We love rates-of-change at ITR Economics because they make the subtle seem obvious. The most recent reading for the...

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Sustainable Energy is Not a Threat

The rise of renewable energy is a hot-button issue, and, as is all too often the case, the headlines can outrun the...

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Natural Gas Prices Are Up – What About Production?

So far, our forward-looking economic indicators have shown continuous improvement in 2021. Still, I continue to hear...

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Colonial Pipeline Shutdown Exacerbates Rising Fuel Cost Trend

Global and US supply chains cannot catch a break in 2021. Following in the footsteps of February's southern-US deep...

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The US Consumer: Positioned for Strength

Would you believe me if I told you that the US consumer is in a better financial position today than when we entered...

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