Economic News Scraps from a Light Week

Wednesday’s consumer price index (CPI) report was probably the highpoint of an otherwise lame week for economic data…and even that was a nonevent as prices remained well behaved. Initial jobless claims continued to show improvement, with filings for first-time state unemployment benefits dropping from 812k to 793k in the first week of February. This level is still considerably higher than pre-pandemic…but heading in the right direction.

Download the full article

Read more Economic Commentary


×
;