October 8, 2013
Thanks to the government shutdown, there’s no government economic data, which is going to make it harder to get a read on what the shutdown is doing to the economy.
Fortunately there’s a slew of data collected by the private sector, whether it’s the ADP Jobs Report or the ISM Manufacturing surveys.
And there’s this: The Gallup daily tracker of US Economic Confidence, which asks a rolling pool of 1500 adults how they see the economy.
It’s fallen off a cliff.
This article was posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 4:20 am