Ceridian-UCLA Pulse Of Commerce Index

By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2012
Prior to May’s increase, April was up 0.1 percent and March and February were up 0.3 percent and 0.7 percent, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · May 14, 2012
April’s 0.1 percent increase was preceded by gains of 0.3 percent and 0.7 percent in March and February, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2012
The PCI was up 0.3 percent in March, following February’s 0.7 percent gain. This cumulative 1.0 percent increase does not offset January’s 1.7 percent decline to start the year.
By Jeff Berman · March 13, 2012
The February PCI was up 0.7 percent, but the report’s authors said that was not enough to offset the 1.7 percent decline in January.
By Jeff Berman · February 14, 2012
January’s PCI dipped 1.7 percent after a 0.4 percent December gain and increases of 0.1 percent and 1.1 percent in November and October, respectively. With this decline, the PCI has seen growth in five of the last 11 months.
By Jeff Berman · January 11, 2012
December’s PCI was up 0.2 percent, following increases of 0.1 percent and 1.1 percent in November and October, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · December 13, 2011
With the economy showing some slight signs of growth, the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) was up for the second straight month in November, with a 0.1 percent gain on the heels of October’s 1.1 percent rise.
By Jeff Berman · November 11, 2011
While the economy is still not in a full-fledged recovery, the situation may not be as dire as it was a month ago, according to the most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2011
The most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) brought home about the only consistent theme regarding the stalled economy of recent months: not much seems to be changing.
By Jeff Berman · September 13, 2011
The uneven trajectory of the economic recovery was highlighted once again in the most recent edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) Index.
By Jeff Berman · July 13, 2011
Evidence regarding the uneven economic recovery remains apparent, according to the most recent results of the June edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) Index.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2011
The PCI has not seen growth since being up 2.7 percent in March and has been down sequentially in eight of the last 12 months. And it was flat year-over-year, snapping a streak of 17 consecutive months of annual growth.
By Jeff Berman · May 13, 2011
On the heels on a 2.7 percent gain in March, following a cumulative 2.8 percent decline in January and February, the April edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) was down 0.5 percent. The PCI has been down on a sequential basis in six of the last nine months, but it was up 3.5 percent compared to April 2010 and has been up annually for 17 consecutive months.
By Jeff Berman · April 13, 2011
This increase marks the third time the PCI has been up in the last eight months and the 16th consecutive month it has been up on an annual basis.
By Jeff Berman · March 9, 2011
The February edition of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) dipped 1.5 percent, following a 0.3 drop-off in January. This cumulative decline washed out a 1.8 percent gain in December, according to the report’s authors.

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