Economy Up

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index Shows Growth Resuming

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index for September is at 50.6, up nearly five points from the August PMI of 45.7 and indicating a resumption of growth in the Southeast Michigan economy after three declining months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

Economy Up

PMI: Economy Cools, But Hiring Red Hot

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index came in at 60.3 in June, a marked drop from 66.3 in May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

High Gas Prices Affecting Consumer Spending Habits

More money in your gas tank means less money in your wallet, and that’s changed how consumers are spending their money elsewhere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

Federal Reserve To Address Inflation, Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve sizes up the economy in a two-day policy meeting which concludes Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

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Grocery Prices To Increase?

A trip to the grocery store might start to cost you more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2011


SE Michigan Economic Index Shows Risk Of ‘Stagflation’

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index declined to 67.7 in May from 67.9 in April, according to economists at Wayne State University’s business school. Meanwhile, commodity prices are surging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2011