Huge gain in New Orders leads Richmond Fed beat


The big jump in the Richmond Fed business activity survey was led by New Orders at +16 vs. -15 previously. Shipments +17 vs. 11. Backlogs -6 vs. -1. Number of Employees +6 vs. 0.

Expectations also showed strong gains, rising across all measured categories.

Treasury prices give up some of their gains, TLT +0.2% and the 10-year yield off 1 basis point at 2.77%. See also: Consumer confidence surpasses expectations.

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  • Jake2992
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    Part time jobs are exploding!!
    27 Aug 2013, 10:20 AM Reply Like
  • Viper740
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    ...thanks to Obamacare, which makes it prohibitively expensive for companies to keep on full-time workers! Time to get rid of dumb socialism.
    27 Aug 2013, 10:08 PM Reply Like
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