Economic Updates - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas http://www.dallasfed.org/rss/ en-us http://www.dallasfed.org/ Dallas Fed Logo http://www.dallasfed.org/~/media/Images/img/logo_gray http://www.dallasfed.org/rss/ Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2006 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:04:00 EST The Houston economy declined at a dramatic pace in April as the impact of COVID-19 and efforts to contain it swept through the region. Weekly Economic Index https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/wei Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:30:00 EST The WEI is currently -10.79 percent, scaled to four-quarter GDP growth, for the week ended May 30 and -9.48 percent for May 23. Mobility and Engagement Index https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/mei Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:56:00 EST The Dallas Fed Mobility and Engagement Index summarizes the information in seven different variables based on geolocation data collected from a large sample of mobile devices to gain insight into the economic impact of the pandemic. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2005 Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:00:00 EST El Paso’s economy contracted further in April as COVID-19 pandemic measures took hold. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2006 Fri, 29 May 2020 16:59:00 EST San Antonio’s economy contracted in March as impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) began to surface. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2005 Fri, 29 May 2020 15:34:00 EST The DFW economy contracted at an unprecedented pace in April due to the ongoing economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2020/tei2005 Wed, 27 May 2020 12:21:00 EST The Texas economy contracted broadly in April, with payrolls plunging and unemployment spiking as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent containment measures. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2020/emp200522 Fri, 22 May 2020 17:54:00 EST Texas jobs declined at a historic pace of 69.0 percent (9.3 percent non-annualized) in April. The Texas Leading Index declined at its steepest pace since the data series began in January 1981. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2020/aus2005 Fri, 08 May 2020 12:38:00 EST The Austin economy slowed in March as the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) began to surface. Mexico Economic Growth Tumbles in First Quarter; Outlook Worsens Considerably https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2020/2005 Fri, 08 May 2020 14:33:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted an annualized 6.2 percent in first quarter 2020—the largest quarterly drop since 2009 during the global financial crisis. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2020/en2005 Thu, 07 May 2020 13:28:00 EST Falling demand and rapidly rising inventories caused crude prices to collapse in April, breaching negative territory for the first time in history. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2004 Tue, 05 May 2020 13:12:00 EST El Paso’s economy contracted in March, as coronavirus (COVID-19) disruptions began to manifest. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2005 Tue, 28 Apr 2020 16:18:00 EST Data for March in Houston have begun to show the effects of efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2005 Fri, 24 Apr 2020 18:13:00 EST San Antonio’s economy contracted in March as impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) began to surface. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2004 Thu, 23 Apr 2020 11:30:00 EST The Dallas–Fort Worth economy contracted in March. Payroll employment posted its largest drop since the series began in 1990, and unemployment rose as containment measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic triggered mass layoffs. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2020/en2004 Wed, 22 Apr 2020 13:15:00 EST Data have begun to roll in that underscore the scale of disruption caused by efforts to curtail and contain COVID-19. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2020/tei2004 Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:09:00 EST The Texas economy contracted in March, as payrolls declined and unemployment ticked up as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2020/emp200417 Fri, 17 Apr 2020 16:00:00 EST Texas jobs declined 4.7 percent annualized in March. Since the data measures employment during the second week in March, social distancing efforts did not have a significant impact on the March data. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2004 Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:32:00 EST Manufacturing activity declined for Houston’s trade partners in March, and initial claims for unemployment insurance in Houston surpassed levels seen after Hurricane Harvey. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2003 Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:58:00 EST El Paso’s economy continued to expand in February, with jobs rising 2.7 percent year to date. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2020/en2003 Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:09:00 EST The U.S. oil industry already had a significant preexisting condition in the form of receding access to capital when the coronavirus (COVID-19) added to its ills. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2003 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:30:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth economic growth remained on track in February. Payroll employment expanded at a rapid clip, unemployment stayed low and wages increased, indicative of the robust labor market prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2020/tei2003 Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:34:00 EST The unemployment rate held steady in February, but unemployment claims saw their greatest one-week increase in mid-March, resulting from business interruptions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2003 Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:49:00 EST Oil and stock markets have been reeling from the impacts of COVID-19 on world economies and a flood of crude from OPEC. Mexico’s Economy Contracts in 2019; Outlook Worsens https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2020/2002 Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:37:00 EST More recent private forecasts see Mexico’s economy shrinking by as much as 4.0 percent as concerns intensify over the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on global growth. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2020/emp200327 Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:15:00 EST Texas jobs grew 3.4 percent in February and 3.5 percent for the first two months of 2020, indicating a strong pace of growth prior to the economic shock caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2020/aus2003 Fri, 20 Mar 2020 17:07:00 EST The unemployment rate remained below the state and national averages, and recent job growth was steady. Housing affordability increased, while recent home sales activity weakened. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2020/aus2004 Fri, 20 Mar 2020 17:07:00 EST Overall, data suggest the economy was strong in the months before the impact of the coronavirus. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2003 Thu, 19 Mar 2020 19:08:00 EST This data show that the economy was strong prior to the sharply negative hit in March from the coronavirus. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2020/pb2003 Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:13:00 EST Oil prices dropped sharply in early March. Oil production reached new highs in January, and the rig count edged up in February. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2004 Thu, 19 Mar 2020 19:08:00 EST This data show that the economy was strong prior to the sharply negative hit in March from the coronavirus. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2002 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:56:00 EST Homebuilding activity soared in January, and housing market indicators point to moderate price appreciation and stable affordability in fourth quarter 2019. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2002 Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:58:00 EST The El Paso unemployment rate stood at 3.7 percent at the end of 2019, down from 4.2 in 2018 and 4.4 in 2017. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2020/pb2002 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:00:00 EST Permian Basin payrolls stagnated in 2019, and the unemployment rate ticked up. Oil production reached a new high in December even as the rig count stalled. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2020/snm2001 Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:52:00 EST Las Cruces payrolls grew modestly in 2019, while New Mexico overall posted solid employment gains. Southern New Mexico employment also expanded, driven by robust growth in Lea and Eddy counties. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2020/en2002 Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:16:00 EST The coronavirus is taking a bite out of oil markets, with oil prices the first week of February down $8–$9 per barrel from January averages. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2020/aus2002 Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:15:00 EST The Austin economy expanded at a healthy pace in December. Labor markets tightened further as the unemployment rate dropped in the fourth quarter and job growth accelerated. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2002 Thu, 06 Feb 2020 13:07:00 EST In the final months of 2019, healthy but slowing job growth and a low and generally stable unemployment rate contributed to an expanding economy, as measured by the Houston Business-Cycle Index. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2002 Fri, 31 Jan 2020 17:22:00 EST San Antonio’s economy saw healthy growth in December. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index continued to expand above its long-term average. The unemployment rate ticked down, and quarterly job growth was strong. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2001a Thu, 30 Jan 2020 15:37:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth economic growth remained solid in December. Payroll employment grew at a rapid clip, and unemployment stayed low. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2001a Thu, 30 Jan 2020 17:36:00 EST El Paso’s economy grew 1.1 percent in 2019, slower than the metro’s long-term average growth rate. Steady job gains have boosted the business-cycle index. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2020/tei2001 Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:35:00 EST The Texas economy continued to grow in December, with payrolls expanding at an above-average pace. The unemployment rate increased for the first time since January 2019. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2020/tei2002 Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:35:00 EST The Texas economy continued to grow in December, with payrolls expanding at an above-average pace. The unemployment rate increased for the first time since January 2019. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2020/pb2001 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:33:00 EST Permian Basin payrolls remained flat through November, and the unemployment rate has ticked up in recent months. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2020/en2001 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 09:25:00 EST An early January surge in tensions between Iran and the United States gave a transitory boost to oil prices. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2020/hou2001 Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:50:00 EST The Houston Business-Cycle Index suggests the local economy continued to expand through November despite weakness in energy. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2020/ep2001 Tue, 07 Jan 2020 18:33:00 EST El Paso’s economic expansion continued into November of last year. Total nonfarm jobs grew at a 1.1 percent annualized rate year to date through November. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2020/sa2001 Fri, 03 Jan 2020 09:49:00 EST San Antonio’s economy turned in a healthy performance in November. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index continued to expand above its long-term average, and recent job growth was strong. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2020/aus2001 Fri, 03 Jan 2020 11:26:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in November. Unemployment remained unchanged from the previous month, while job growth slowed somewhat in recent months. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2020/dfw2001 Fri, 03 Jan 2020 12:07:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth economic growth remained on track in November. Payroll employment grew at a rapid clip, and unemployment stayed low. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2019/tei1912 Tue, 31 Dec 2019 11:38:00 EST The Texas economy continues to grow at a healthy pace. Job growth ticked up in November, and the October growth rate was revised up. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2019/emp191220 Fri, 20 Dec 2019 14:52:00 EST Incorporating November job growth of 4.0 percent and a pickup in the leading index, the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 1.9 percent this year. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2019/pb1912 Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:30:00 EST The Permian Basin rig count continued to contract in November, while oil prices ticked up in December. Mexico’s Third-Quarter Output Revised Down https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2019/1908 Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:33:00 EST Preliminary revision to Mexico’s third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth suggested an increase of 0.1 percent annualized, down from the initial estimate of 0.4 percent. Mexico’s Economic Activity Flat in 2019; Modest Growth Expected in 2020 https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2020/2001 Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:33:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.2 percent through third quarter 2019. The consensus GDP growth forecast for 2019, compiled by Banco de México, remained at 0.0 percent in December. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2019/en1912 Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:23:00 EST Oil prices ticked up in November, receiving some additional support from OPEC-plus countries in early December when they announced lower crude oil production targets for 2020. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2019/aus1912 Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:08:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in September. The Austin Business-Cycle Index expanded near its long-term growth average. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2019/hou1912 Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:04:00 EST Benchmark revisions to second-quarter employment data revealed much weaker job growth in Houston than earlier estimates had suggested. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2019/pb1911 Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:04:00 EST Permian Basin total nonfarm employment contracted in October, while year-to-date payrolls remained flat. Unemployment held steady. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2019/ep1912 Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:14:00 EST El Paso economic growth remained mixed through October. Year to date, the metro added jobs at a 0.7 percent annualized rate. Southern New Mexico Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/snm/2019/snm1903 Mon, 25 Nov 2019 14:09:00 EST New Mexico continues to post broad-based job gains, while the labor market is mixed in Las Cruces. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2019/sa1911 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:07:00 EST San Antonio’s economy grew strongly in October. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index expanded at its fastest rate in six years. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2019/dfw1911 Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:49:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth’s economic expansion slowed in October as payroll employment contracted after 17 straight months of growth. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2019/tei1911 Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:33:00 EST The Texas economy continues to expand moderately. While job growth decelerated in September, the unemployment rate held at a record low, indicating continued tightness in the labor market. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2019/emp191115 Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:43:00 EST Incorporating October job growth of 2.5 percent and a slight increase in the October leading index, the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 2.1 percent this year. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2019/aus1911 Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:08:00 EST The Austin economy continued to expand in September. The Austin Business-Cycle Index expanded near its long-term growth average. Mexico’s Economy Expands Marginally in Third Quarter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2019/1907 Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:00:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annualized 0.4 percent pace in third quarter 2019. The consensus GDP growth forecast for 2019, compiled by Banco de México, held steady at 0.5 percent in September. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2019/en1911 Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:32:00 EST Softening oil prices and price expectations, negative stock market returns and tightening credit conditions are putting downward pressure on industry activity and employment. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2019/hou1911 Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:27:00 EST Leading economic indicators, the business-cycle index, mixed employment outcomes and housing markets are, on balance, pointing to tepid or average regional growth in the second half of 2019. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2019/dfw1910 Thu, 24 Oct 2019 16:54:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth’s economic expansion moderated in September. Payroll gains came in below the metro’s long-term average rate after spiking in the summer. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2019/sa1910 Thu, 24 Oct 2019 17:20:00 EST San Antonio’s economy expanded at a robust pace in September. The San Antonio Business-Cycle Index expanded at its fastest rate since 2016, and recent job growth surged despite tight labor markets. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2019/ep1911 Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:59:00 EST Moderate expansion continued in the El Paso economy, with job growth remaining mixed among sectors. Trade through the ports was down 7.3 percent in August from a year prior due to a decline in imports. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2019/pb1910 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:15:00 EST Oil production in the Permian Basin continues to reach new highs. However, the rig count and the number of drilled but uncompleted wells are contracting in the region. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2019/tei1910 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:14:00 EST The Texas economy continues to expand moderately. While job growth decelerated in September, the unemployment rate held at a record low, indicating continued tightness in the labor market. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2019/emp191018 Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:29:00 EST Incorporating September job growth of 0.7 percent and a decrease in the September leading index, the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 2.1 percent this year. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2019/en1910 Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:50:00 EST Oil prices are on the downtrend again after a brief surge caused by recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure. Employment in the oil and gas sector is falling with the rig count. For the first time on record, the U.S. did not import any oil from Venezuela. Mexico's Economic Outlook Revised Down Further as Growth Disappoints https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2019/1906 Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:27:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.5 percent in the first half of the year, its weakest growth in six years. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2019/aus1910 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 11:35:00 EST The Austin economy posted a strong performance in August. The Austin Business-Cycle Index expanded at a solid pace, and most job sectors experienced payroll gains, although health and private education services continued to decline. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2019/hou1910 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:30:00 EST The Houston economy continued to hum along in August, but there are signs of slowing ahead. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2019/pb1909 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 09:06:00 EST As activity in the oil and gas sector has decelerated, both job growth and home sales have cooled. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2019/dfw1909 Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:31:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth’s economic expansion remains on track. Payroll employment rose slightly faster than its long-term average rate in August, and unemployment stayed low. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2019/ep1910 Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:05:00 EST The El Paso Business-Cycle Index signaled expansion in the metro. Total nonfarm jobs increased in August, housing sales continued to weaken and trade volumes were down. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2019/sa1909 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:28:00 EST Growth in the San Antonio economy accelerated in August. Labor markets remained near historical levels of tightness, and wage growth trended upward. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2019/tei1909 Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:32:00 EST The Texas economy continues to expand. While job growth decelerated in August, the unemployment rate held at a record low, indicating continued tightness in labor markets. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2019/emp190920 Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:54:00 EST Incorporating August job growth of 1.8 percent, a downward benchmark revision to first quarter job growth and a slight decrease in the August leading index, the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 2.3 percent this year. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2019/en1909 Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:00:00 EST Oil prices eroded in August but rose sharply in mid-September due to an outage in Saudi Arabia. Total mining employment in Texas continues to weaken. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2019/aus1909 Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:17:00 EST The Austin economy posted a solid performance in July. The Austin Business-Cycle Index has increased strongly in recent months due to rapid job growth and a lower unemployment rate. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2019/ep1909 Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:02:00 EST The El Paso economy softened in July. Employment slumped, and year-over-year housing sales and trade volumes weakened. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2019/hou1909 Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:40:00 EST Job growth estimates remain healthy despite a recent downward revision.Manufacturing output has weakened in recent months and jobs in that sector are declining. Dallas-Fort Worth Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/dfw/2019/dfw1908 Mon, 26 Aug 2019 09:15:00 EST Dallas–Fort Worth economic growth strengthened in July. Payroll employment grew at a rapid clip, and unemployment stayed low. The Dallas and Fort Worth business-cycle indexes expanded further. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2019/sa1908 Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:45:00 EST The San Antonio economy grew at a steady pace in July. Tight labor markets persisted, with unemployment rates low and labor force growth tepid. Permian Basin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/pb/2019/pb1908 Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:41:00 EST Permian Basin total nonfarm employment picked up in July, but year-to-date payrolls remain flat. Texas Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/tei/2019/tei1908 Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:21:00 EST Texas’ economic performance remains solid. The state saw robust job growth in July, and the unemployment rate held steady at a record low, indicating continued tightness in labor markets. Texas Employment Forecast https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/forecast/2019/emp190816 Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:01:00 EST Incorporating July job growth of 3.4 percent and a slight increase in the leading index, the Texas Employment Forecast suggests jobs will grow 2.6 percent this year. Mexico's Growth Picks Up Slightly in Second Quarter https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/update/mex/2019/1905 Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:57:00 EST Mexico’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0.4 percent in the second quarter after contracting 0.7 percent in the first quarter. Energy Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/energy/indicators/2019/en1908 Wed, 07 Aug 2019 10:46:00 EST Oil prices were mostly flat in July despite rising geopolitical tensions with Iran. West Texas natural gas prices averaged above zero as limited takeaway capacity continues to pressure pricing. Mining employment has leveled off. Austin Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/aus/2019/aus1908 Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:10:00 EST The Austin economy posted strong performance in June. The Austin Business-Cycle Index accelerated, though labor force growth remained tepid. Houston Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/hou/2019/hou1908 Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:00:00 EST Leading indicators for Houston have slowed in recent months, and building permits for new single-family housing have continued to slide. El Paso Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/ep/2019/ep1908 Mon, 29 Jul 2019 18:11:00 EST The El Paso economy remained healthy in June. The business-cycle index expanded, and year-to-date employment growth is above average. San Antonio Economic Indicators https://www.dallasfed.org:443/research/indicators/sa/2019/sa1907 Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:12:00 EST The San Antonio economy expanded moderately in June. The unemployment rate rose slightly, and the San Antonio Business-Cycle Index grew marginally above its long-term trend.