September 2013 Philly Fed Business Outlook Dramatically Improves

Written by Steven Hansen The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey improved strongly and remains in positive territory. This survey has been negative for 9 of the last 17 months. Key element new orders strengthened in expansion territory.

August 2013 Philly Fed Business Outlook Continues to Show Expansion

Written by Steven Hansen The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey moved lower, but remained in positive territory. This survey has been negative for 9 of the last 16 months. Key element new orders continued in expansion territory – but was not as strongly in expansion as last month.

July 2013 Philly Fed Business Outlook Strong, Above Expectations

Written by Steven Hansen The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey moved higher in positive territory. This survey has been negative for 9 of the last 15 months. Key element new orders continued in expansion territory – but was not as strongly in expansion as last month. This is a very noisy index which readers should …

June 2013 Philly Fed Business Outlook Turns Very Positive

Written by Steven Hansen The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey jumped back into positive territory – after last month’s venture into contraction. This survey has been negative for 9 of the last 14 months. Key element new orders is well into expansion territory. This is a very noisy index which readers should be reminded is …

May 2013 Philly Fed Business Outlook Goes Negative

Written by Steven Hansen The Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey fell into negative (contraction) – after two months in positive territory. This survey has been negative for 9 of the last 13 months. Key element new orders slipped further into contraction territory. This is a very noisy index which readers should be reminded is sentiment …