Issues and events that shape Long Island's economic and legislative landscape.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

LIA Economic Reports


Economic data for the US economy has been quite mixed of late. First quarter GDP was revised upward to 1.1 percent, boosted by net exports. READ MORE


Consumer spending has been the most positive economic news of late. READ MORE


Recent economic news has been decidedly mixed. First quarter GDP grew by just 0.5 percent, missing expectations. READ MORE


The manufacturing sector may at last be in recovery mode, showing its first expansion since last September, and this trend reflects stronger exports. READ MORE


The most recent economic news has been mixed. Fourth quarter 2015 GDP was revised upward, but still came in at just 1.0 percent. READ MORE


The New Year witnessed a sharp decline in the stock market amid renewed concerns over global economic growth and falling oil prices. READ MORE