Daily Economy Articles

Monday, June 10, 1935
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Monday, June 3, 1935
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Saturday, June 1, 1935
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Monday, May 20, 1935
Research Reports - 05/20/1935
Monday, May 13, 1935
In spite of recent hesitation in commercial and industrial activity, it is becoming more evident that recovery is actually in process. After a three year decline in total savings, the country is again building up its savings
Monday, May 6, 1935
The main part of the President's address was devoted to a discussion of the manner in which he intends to spend the $4,800,000,000 which Congress has provided. The President stated that in directing this vast Works Relief Program he would recognize a number of fundamental principles.
Wednesday, May 1, 1935
A glance at the three basic charts on the last page of this bulletin reveals that a substantial degree of recovery from the 1932-33 depths of the depression has occurred.
Monday, April 22, 1935
Except as it bears upon the prospects for future earnings this discussion of profits during the past three years is primarily of academic interest. However, there are grounds for hope that the future earnings trend will be more favorable.
Monday, April 15, 1935
In the face of real and substantial betterment in employment conditions during the past two years, Federal relief expenditures have increased steadily. Instead of a tendency which should be observable for relief costs to decrease, relief rolls have been augmented although private employers were...
Monday, April 8, 1935
Recently, the daily papers carried a press dispatch with large headlines to the effect that there was serious danger of a power shortage in the event of war. This news item had all the earmarks of carefully manufactured propaganda intended to prepare the public for further excursions into the...
Monday, April 1, 1935
It now appears that the United States Treasury is sponsoring speculation in silver with reckless abandon. Perhaps this will be the match to light the inflation bonfire.
Monday, March 25, 1935
The past week has been an ominous reminder of those fateful days in the summer of 1914 when the civilized world was rushing headlong toward war. There has been a difference, however, of sufficient importance to set at rest fears of immediate hostilities. Germany has no allies. The time for wiping...
Monday, March 18, 1935
Out of a welter of confusing business and political trends there now and then appear indications of improvement in basic conditions which are obscured by the more spectacular events of the day. For instance, the steady and substantial increase which has been taking place in the volume of the nation...
Monday, March 11, 1935
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Monday, March 4, 1935
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Friday, March 1, 1935
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Monday, February 18, 1935
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Monday, February 11, 1935
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Monday, February 4, 1935
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Friday, February 1, 1935
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Monday, January 21, 1935
Research Reports - 01/21/1935
Monday, January 14, 1935
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Monday, January 7, 1935
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Tuesday, January 1, 1935
Industrial production and volumeof distribution are not yet affected by pending gold clause decisions. Basic industries show continuation of the recent upward trend. Charts showing production, purchasing power, and prices appear on last page of this bulletin. Data covering the final month of 1934...
Monday, December 24, 1934
Coming Effects of Current Events; A Re-Distribution of Wealth; Commercial Failures; Supply, Demand, and Prices Power production has moved up another notch and is now within 2.7 percent of the all time high recorded for the week ending December 21, 1929. It is barely possible that the 1,860,000,000...
Monday, December 17, 1934
Coming Effects of Current Events; Possible Favorable Developments; Supply, Demand, and Prices Further evidence of increasing industrial production is the principal feature of the week's news. Electric power output has risen to the largest total during the past four years. Furthermore, the gains...
Monday, December 10, 1934
During the American Bankers Association convention more than a month ago, a few stalwart souls had the temerity to suggest that sound hanking was still desirable in spite of the new economics which is the quicksand foundation of the "New Deal." There was a noteworthy tendency to applaud common...
Monday, December 3, 1934
If it may be assumed that the recent remarks of administration leaders reflect their honest convictions and are not merely an attempt to bolster business confidence with more words, prospects for the future have materially brightened. Mr. Richberg has stated that he favors clarification of section...
Saturday, December 1, 1934
Trends discussed in the latest weekly bulletin continue unchanged; electric  power production is at a five year peak; car loadings hold up and steel activity advances. Price-fixing provisions of NRA codes seem doomed to eventual elimination. The Institute presents its Price Index in this issue....
Monday, November 19, 1934
Research Reports - 11/19/1934  
Monday, November 5, 1934
Research Reports - 11/05/1934 Those who were anticipating definite information regarding the administration's plans for the future of the dollar were disappointed. So likewise were those who hoped for promises to balance the budget. Therefore, the door has been left open for such money juggling as...
Thursday, November 1, 1934
Research Reports - 11/01/1934 The index of purchasing power used is one form of the Harwood Index of Inflation. This index has been tested during the past six years and has proved to be an important, possibly the most important, indicator of fundamental conditions available. In this issue, we...