Economic Update 11-18-2019
- Economic data for the week included slightly higher-than-expected consumer and producer price inflation, positive retail sales and regional manufacturing data, while import prices declined.
- U.S. equity markets ended the week as the best performers, with a positive showing, and outperformed mixed results in foreign equities. Bonds gained ground as interest rates fell back from recent peaks. Commodities were mixed with higher oil prices, but weaker showings from industrial metals and natural gas.