Research Center - Economy/Commerce

  • Industrial Demand

    New orders decreased compared to 2016 only for Computers and Electronic Products (-0.7 percent), while for the remaining industries, new orders have increased.

    30 August 2017 18:01
  • Overlooked Midwestern Markets Show Solid Employment Growth

    While popular urban markets on the East and West coasts are seeing more apartment units created than jobs, Midwestern metros like Indianapolis, Des Moines and the Twin Cities are experiencing significant job growth and a dearth of multifamily housing to support it.

    02 August 2017 19:55
  • Industrial Demand

    Compared to April 2016, new orders increased for all industries except for Furniture and Related Products, which went down by 2.1 percent.

    24 July 2017 15:16
  • Industrial Demand

    The new orders for all manufacturing industries decreased on a month-over-month basis by 9.5 percent or nearly $48 billion.

    19 June 2017 19:09
  • Industrial Demand

    The most significant changes included Transportation Equipment up 8.5 percent, followed closely by Primary Metals and Fabricated Metal Products, with an increase of 7.8 percent.

    22 May 2017 17:57
  • Industrial Demand

    Furniture and related products ranked among the bottom categories for month-over-month new orders (down 8 percent), along with primary metals (down 4.9 percent).

    14 April 2017 19:47
  • Industrial Demand

    Year-over-year, the only industry for which new orders decreased was transportation equipment, which fell by $2.8 billion, or 4.1 percent.

    16 March 2017 20:30
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    16 February 2017 20:22
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers' new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    23 January 2017 18:17
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    16 December 2016 20:19
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    23 November 2016 20:58
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    28 October 2016 17:47
  • Industrial Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    23 September 2016 20:20
  • Manufacturing Demand

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    12 September 2016 14:22
  • Manufacturing

    Value of manufacturers’ new orders; not seasonally adjusted; $ in millions

    05 August 2016 13:22