Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTSanta Teresa and its growing international trade activity continue to be highlights in the southern New Mexico economy. Meanwhile, sustained low commodity prices are slowing other regional economies in the southern part of the state. In Las Cruces, the labor market started to add jobs, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged. Home sales in Las Cruces inched up, and the median home price dipped in September.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTIncorporating early benchmark revisions, October employment growth of 1.1 percent and new leading index data into the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 1.5 percent this year (December/December), up from last month’s estimate of 1.2 percent. Based on the forecast, 183,800 jobs will be added in the state this year and employment in December 2016 will be 12.1 million.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTMexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew an annualized 4.0 percent in the third quarter after contracting 0.7 percent in the second quarter, according to the government’s advance estimate.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTRecent data releases point to a modest pickup in output growth nationally in the second half of the year.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTRegional economic activity appears to be improving, and the oil-driven slump may be nearing an end.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:11:00 ESTThe outlook for continued slow expansion through 2017 remains mostly unchanged following modest global output growth (excluding the U.S.) in the second quarter.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:10:00 ESTSigns of recovery have appeared in the U.S. energy sector over the past quarter, most notably in the Permian Basin, where drilling activity picked up modestly and oil production appears to have bottomed out.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:00 ESTMexico’s economy contracted less than previously estimated in second quarter 2016.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:09:00 ESTEconomic indicators released in August and September have been mixed.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:09:00 ESTThe Texas economy has been in expansion after contracting in first quarter 2016, suggesting the worst of the energy bust may be over.