Economic Monitor

Analyzing How Yield Curve Impacts the Economy

The spread of the yield curve measures the general level of interest rates in the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise […]

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Consumer Spending’s Impact on the Economy

Consumer spending drives the overall direction of the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health at both national and […]

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Measuring Real Manufacturing and Trade Industry Sales

The real manufacturing and trade sales indicator provides early insights into the future direction of the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a […]

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The impact of the federal funds rate on the economy

The federal funds rate has a rippling effect on all segments of the economy by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of […]

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Analyzing how personal income impacts the economy

Personal income data offer clues to Americans’ financial health and future consumer spending by Kristen Stephenson Last year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health […]

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Understanding Gross Domestic Product

GDP is a significant indicator of economic health by Kristen Stephenson Earlier this year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health at both national and […]

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Exploring the effects of the Business Confidence Index

The business confidence index tracks output growth and turning points in economic activity by Kristen Stephenson Earlier this year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of […]

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Exploring the effects of the Consumer Confidence Index

Consumer confidence provides insight into future economic conditions by Kristen Stephenson Earlier this year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health at both national and […]

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Understanding how unemployment impacts the economy

Workforce availability is an important indicator of economic health by Kristen Stephenson Earlier this year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of health at both national […]

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Understanding how consumer debt impacts the economy

Exploring how consumer debt can influence overall consumer spending and impact the economy by Kristen Stephenson Earlier this year, GPEC launched the Economic Monitor, a comprehensive web tool designed to provide timely, actionable insights into the state of the economy. Through an exploration of key economic indicators, the Economic Monitor offers a concise picture of […]

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