Genius Bar Index: How Apple Stores track the reopening

The retail stores of America’s most valuable company have arguably become something of a barometer for how the pandemic is affecting different parts of the country — and the start and stop cycle of reopenings in various regions. Apple (AAPL) has a vast footprint in the United States, with 271 stores across the country in […]

ISM manufacturing index March 2020

U.S. manufacturing activity contracted in March as the coronavirus outbreak continues to pressure the economy, data released Wednesday by the Institute for Supply Management showed. The ISM manufacturing index fell to 49.1 last month from 50.1 in February. Activity...

US producer price index February 2020

Engines assembled as they make their way through the assembly line at the General Motors (GM) manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, August 22, 2019.Harrison McClary | ReutersU.S. producer prices fell by the most in five years in February, pulled down by...