Jordan Yadoo

Government, Business

Manufacturing Growth Holds Steady as Inflation Pressures Ease

welder George Frey/Bloomberg News

U.S. manufacturing growth steadied in August at the slowest pace in over two years, while a measure of materials costs declined for a fifth-straight month in a welcome sign inflationary pressures are abating.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2022
Government, Business

Manufacturing Expands at Slowest Pace in Two Years

Welder in factory A worker spot welds a metal door during production at the Metal Manufacturing Co. facility in Sacramento, Calif. (Bloomberg)

U.S. manufacturing activity continued to cool in July as more factories dialed back production in the face of shrinking orders and rising inventories.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

US Factory Output Rises as Firms Navigate Supply Constraints

Factory Workers in a New Balance Factory in Boston. (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press)

Production at U.S. factories rose modestly in January, suggesting manufacturers gradually are working through pandemic-related shortages of materials and labor that hobbled output in the prior month.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2022
Government, Business

Jobless Claims Decline to Lowest Level Since 1969

Jobless Claims Decline to Lowest Level Since 1969 Attendees receive information during a job fair in Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits declined last week to the lowest level since 1969, illustrating difficulties adjusting the raw data for seasonal effects.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
December 9, 2021
Government, Business

Jobless Claims Remain Low Following Prior Plunge

Jobless Claims Remain Low Following Prior Plunge A "Now Hiring Drivers" sign at a Marathon Petroleum oil refinery during a driver shortage in Salt Lake City, Utah. (George Frey/Bloomberg)

Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits rose by less than forecast last week after a plunge tied to seasonal adjustments in the prior period.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
December 2, 2021
Government, Business

Consumer Sentiment Drops to 10-Year Low on Inflation Fears

Consumer Sentiment Drops to 10-Year Low on Inflation Fears A customer views apples for sale at Harmons Grocery store in Salt Lake City. (George Frey/Bloomberg)

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly collapsed in early November as Americans grew increasingly concerned about rising prices and the inflationary impact on their finances.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
November 12, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Mexico Border Delays Seen Weighing on US Investment, Factories

Mexico Border Truck drivers wait to pass after arriving in the U.S. from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry cargo facility in San Diego, Calif. (Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News)

More cargo from Mexico to the United States is being held up at the border, accompanied by increasing evidence that such delays are dimming prospects for American companies.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2019
Business

Consumer Comfort in US Advanced in 2017 to a 16-Year High

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American consumers last year were more upbeat on average than at any time since 2001, reflecting more favorable views of the economy, personal finances and the buying climate, according to the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Jan. 4.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
January 4, 2018
Business

Retail Sales Figures Bear Out America's Online Shopping Shift

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Holiday sales at Macy's Inc., Sears Holdings Corp. and J.C. Penney Co. were anemic, and U.S. government data just confirmed it.

Jordan Yadoo | Bloomberg News
January 13, 2017