Commentary

Producer Prices were down 0.3% for September, below consensus. Consumer Prices were flat for September, in line with expectations. Otherwise it was a fairly slow week for economic data releases.

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The Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index came in at 47.1 for September, a contracting level for the local economy. The overall Purchasing Mangers' Index for the U.S. was mixed with the Markit PMI coming in at 51.1 for September, and the ISM Manufacturing Index coming in at 47.8.

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New U.S. Single-Family Home Sales came in at 713,000 units for August, up from 660,000 expected. Durable Goods Orders for August were up 0.2%.

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